October 23, 2020

Biegun headed to Moscow for meetings over North Korean denuclearization: State

Trip comes amid growing speculation over possible DPRK-Russia summit in coming weeks

U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun will travel to Moscow this week to discuss the ongoing negotiations with Pyongyang, the State Department announced on Tuesday.

The meetings come at the tail end of a series of high-profile contacts in recent months between Russian and North Korean officials discussing increasing economic cooperation and ways of getting around UN sanctions.