August 08, 2020

Minister Ri goes to Moscow: Pyongyang’s diplomatic offensive continues
Pyongyang is working hard to make sure its foreign policy remains as flexible as possible

Ri Yong Ho, North Korea's top diplomat and former chief of the DPRK's delegation to the Six-Party Talks, recently wrapped up a visit to several capitals across the post-Soviet region.

Following a quick stop off in Beijing, the DPRK foreign minister traveled to Baku, Azerbaijan, for a ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement, and made a brief visit to Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan. At the end of his voyage, Ri Yong Ho then traveled to Moscow to meet with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, as well as with Russia's security chief Nikolai Patrushev