South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Hwa discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula on the phone with US Secretary of state Michael Pompeo. On Monday, FreeNews reported, citing the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Korea.
According to the site, the parties also discussed the planned visit of US President Donald Trump to Seoul after the G20 summit in Osaka, which will be held on June 28-29. During the talks, the Foreign Ministers of the two countries agreed that this visit of Trump will be a key opportunity to discuss ways to achieve full denuclearization and long-term peace on the Korean Peninsula, as well as to strengthen bilateral ties. “Given this, the heads of diplomacy of South Korea and the United States agreed to continue close consultations,” the site quotes the statement of the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Korea.
Kang Kyung Hwa is in Moscow on a two-day working visit. Talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are scheduled for June 17. It is planned to discuss projects in the field of economy and the situation on the Korean Peninsula.