February 19, 2020

At Moscow conference, slim progress on North Korea’s “window of opportunity”
Moscow's hopes of creating a forum for multilateral dialogue on DPRK issues may have been stalled, at least for now
Author's note: the assertion that Sergei Lavrov announced Russia would work with the P5+1 is based on the original Russian-language transcript published by the Russian Federation's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), as well as based on an article published by the major Russian newspaper Izvestiya. The term used, which translates literally as "sextet", is generally applied in Russian discourse to