Deputy foreign Minister discussed with the Ambassador of the European Union the situation on the Korean Peninsula

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in fotobounce on the Ryugyong hotel in Pyongyang. Archival photoDeputy foreign Minister discussed with the Ambassador of the European Union the situation on the Korean Peninsula© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Morgulov on Friday discussed with the head of the EU delegation in Moscow Markus Ederer settlement on the Korean Peninsula and preparations for the summit forum «Asia-Europe» (ASEM), the Russian foreign Ministry said.

«The parties discussed the situation in the Asia-Pacific region, including prospects for settling the situation on the Korean Peninsula and preparations for the scheduled for 18-19 October in Brussels the 12th summit of the forum «Asia-Europe», — stated in the message Department.

The first ever summit of U.S. and North Korea, where he met the American President Donald trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, took place on June 12 in Singapore. Following the meeting, trump said that he had signed a «detailed» document with the DPRK, and stressed that the process of denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula will begin «very quickly». Later, the United States and North Korea agreed to establish working groups that will be engaged in checking the progress of the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

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