June 20, 2021

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Russian foreign minister accepts North Korean invitation to Pyongyang: MFA

Kim-Putin summit not happening soon, Lavrov says, following a meeting with Ri Yong Ho

Russia's foreign minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters he has accepted an invitation to visit Pyongyang following a meeting with North Korean counterpart Ri Yong Ho on Tuesday.

The two met for planned talks in Moscow and discussed a range of bilateral issues, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) reported, as well as plans for events to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.