Matvienko on situation around DPRK: it is important to refrain from reckless steps
The situation on the Korean Peninsula should be resolved only through the diplomatic means, Federation Council Chairman Valentina Matvienko said, reminding that "Russia has never stayed out of solving this problem."
She noted that Russia "always took a clear position on this issue: the situation on the Korean Peninsula should be settled only politically and diplomatically." "Today this position has received wide international support," the Speaker of the Federation Council said. "A Russian-Chinese road map has been developed, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan announced the coincidence of our approaches," she clarified