Morgulov discussed with the representative of South Korea’s economic cooperation

© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye in fotomonster Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Morgulov. Archive photoMorgulov discussed with the representative of South Korea’s economic cooperation© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye the image Bank

Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Morgulov on Friday held a meeting with the Chairman of the Committee on Northern economic cooperation under the President of the Republic of Korea song young-Gil a, where were discussed prospects of economic cooperation between Moscow and Seoul, including in the trilateral format with the participation of the DPRK.

«On January 26, the Russian foreign Ministry held a meeting of Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Morgulov with the Chairman of the Committee on Northern economic cooperation under the President of the Republic of Korea song young-Gil of the. The sides discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula, and exchanged views on prospects of further development of Russian-Korean trade and economic cooperation, including in the tripartite (with participation of the DPRK) format», — stated in the message of the foreign Ministry.

Earlier, the US imposed new sanctions in countering nuclear and missile programmes of the DPRK, which include sanctions against 16 individuals, nine legal entities and six ships. Among those under sanctions to physical persons and legal entities, registered in China, Russia and Abkhazia. The list includes Kim Howe Khu — Vice-Consul of North Korea in Nakhodka, pang, Wang HOU — the representative of North Korea in Vladivostok, Rang tai Choul — in Tyumen.

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