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Russia Suggests North Korea Taking Step Toward Denuclearization

  • Deputy foreign minister points to pause in provocations
  • Igor Morgulov calls on U.S. to change its attitude toward Kim
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North Korea Crisis Continues to Escalate

Russia’s deputy foreign minister said North Korea’s current pause in provocations -- the longest since last winter -- indicates a step toward denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

“I think North Korea’s restraint for the past two months is within the simultaneous freeze road map” suggested by China and Russia, Igor Morgulov told reporters in Seoul on Monday.