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Russia joins North Korea’s flurry of diplomacy

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01.06.2018

RUSSIA joined North Korea’s ongoing flurry of diplomacy on Thursday when Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, extending an invite for the Supreme Leader to visit Moscow.

It is the first time Lavrov has visited the secret regime since 2009, two years before Kim came to power. His trip comes ahead of highly anticipated talks between the North Korean leader and US President Donald Trump.

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During the visit, Kim Jong Un complained of “US hegemonism” and said he hoped to strengthen cooperation with Russia as the hermit kingdom begins to look to international sources to boost its economy.

“As we move to adjust to the political situation in the face of US........

© Asian Correspondent