August 10, 2020

North Korean, Russian diplomats continue talks on alleged poaching incident
Meeting follows reports that one of the detained DPRK fishermen died in Russian custody

Senior Russian and North Korean diplomats met in Moscow on Monday to discuss the fate of a group of North Korean fishermen currently detained in Russia for illegal fishing in the country's waters.

According to a statement released by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov and DPRK chargé d'affaires in Moscow Jin Jong Hyop “discussed a set of measures necessary to prevent similar incidents in the future."