Putin will meet with President of Macedonia and special envoy of moon Jae-Ins

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. Archival photoPutin will meet with President of Macedonia and special envoy of moon Jae-Ins© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday will meet with Macedonian counterpart Gjorge Ivanov and special envoy of the new President of South Korea song young-Gil of the.

It is expected that the leaders of Russia and Macedonia will discuss the development of bilateral cooperation. They will also exchange views on current regional topics, primarily the situation in the Balkan region.

Ivanov will arrive in Moscow to participate in the ceremony, awarded him the international public Fund of unity of Orthodox peoples award in the name of the Russian Patriarch Alexy II.

Special envoy to Moscow has written to the new President of South Korea. Previously, song Yong Gil said that he intends to discuss with Putin the possible visit of the new Korean leader to Moscow, economic cooperation between the two countries and prospects for settlement of the DPRK nuclear issue. According to him, South Korea is ready to cooperate more closely with Russia in questions of economy in northeast Asia. In particular, said song young-Gil, Seoul is ready to cooperate in the energy sector.

On Tuesday, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the upcoming meeting between Putin and Sleep Yong Gil said that Russia adheres to a consistent position on the Korean nuclear issue and urged all sides to show restraint, while welcoming any initiative that will contribute to de-escalate tensions.

Putin during his visit to China in may, said that Russia is categorically against the expansion of nuclear powers, including at the expense of North Korea. Moscow argues that the missile and nuclear tests are unacceptable, need to get back to dialogue and to stop to intimidate the DPRK, said the President.