Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Sergei Ryabkov said that the Russian side hoped that during the meeting foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson the American side will manage to convince of the impropriety of provocations in the Korean Peninsula.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov during the meeting with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson in Vienna plans to discuss the issue of North Korea and the Ukrainian crisis. This was reported «Interfax» with reference to Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
According to him, the Russian side plans to convince Washington to the inappropriateness of the provocative actions from the Korean Peninsula. Ryabkov stressed that no alternative to a political settlement of the situation around North Korea is not.
«We have probably dozens of times in a situation when the logic of «action-reaction» demonstrated his own inferiority, and only led to tensions and, in General, affected not even to regional and global security negatively,» — said the diplomat.
According to Ryabkov, Lavrov at the meeting with Tillerson will also address the theme of Ukrainian settlement. The diplomat noted that the Russian side is concerned that Kiev is the policy of the revision of the Minsk agreements.