Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump rejected the feasibility of any diplomatic talks with North Korea
Russia has urged the United States to seek diplomatic solutions to overcoming tensions on the Korean Peninsula and to avoid taking steps of a military nature, is fraught with unpredictable consequences.
Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump rejected the feasibility of any diplomatic negotiations with the DPRK.
According to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia, with a call for restraint made by the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov during telephone conversation with the US Secretary of state Rex Tillerson, who, according to the foreign Ministry, took place on Wednesday.
The US state Department has not yet reported this conversation.
As stated in the statement of the MFA of Russia, the center of attention of participants was carried out the situation around North Korea before rocket launch.
“The sides stated that this step was yet another gross violation of Pyongyang a number of resolutions of the UN Security Council”, the document says.
“Thus S. Lavrov once again stressed there is no alternative of finding political and diplomatic ways to overcome the tensions on the Korean Peninsula and the need to refrain from any measures of a military nature, is fraught with unpredictable consequences,” – said the Russian foreign Ministry.
The statement also noted that further strengthening sanctions pressure on North Korea Russia considers “counterproductive and dangerous”.
Earlier Wednesday, the President of the United States Donald trump rejected the feasibility of any diplomatic negotiations with North Korea, saying that “negotiation is not a solution”.
The statement has sounded next day after Pyongyang launched a ballistic missile that flew over Japanese territory, prompting condemnation from the world community.
The U.S. and South Korea conducted a military exercise in the region with strategic US bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons.