The Federation Council will create a friendship group with the Parliament of the DPRK

© Photo : press service of Spreadsheeting of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko. Archive photoThe Federation Council will create a friendship group with the Parliament of the DPRK© Photo : press service of SF

The Federation Council will set up a friendship group with the Parliament of Korea, which will play its role in promoting a peaceful political solution to the problems of the Korean Peninsula, reported the press service of the Federation Council with reference to the speaker of the upper house of the Russian Parliament Valentina Matvienko.

Matvienko is in Pyongyang with official visit, on Saturday held its meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN. «Speaking about the development of inter-parliamentary cooperation, Valentina Matviyenko announced the intention to create the Council of Federation of the friendship group with the Parliament of the DPRK,» — said the press service of the Federation Council.

According to Matvienko, the parliaments of Russia and the DPRK could play a role in promoting a peaceful political solution to the problems of the Korean Peninsula. «Russia is actively promoting a political and diplomatic settlement of the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula,» quoted Matviyenko’s press service.

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