Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Pyongyang Thursday, North Korea’s state media said, ahead of a landmark summit between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
“Sergei Lavrov, foreign minister of the Russian Federation, arrived here on Thursday at the invitation of Ri Yong Ho, foreign minister of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea)”, KCNA news agency said in a brief dispatch.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said earlier they were expected to discuss “vital issues of bilateral relations and key international and regional issues”.
Lavrov invited Kim to visit Russia, Moscow said, during the first meeting between the head of the reclusive state and a Russian official.
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