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Russia's foreign minister visits North Korea for the first time in almost a decade. (Here's a photo.)
9:18 am, May 31, 2018
On May 31, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov made his first visit to North Korea in almost a decade. Laying flowers at a memorial to the nation’s former leaders, Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il, Lavrov met with his North Korean counterpart, Ri Yong-ho, and also spoke to the country’s current ruler, Kim Jong-un. This was the Kremlin’s first official meeting with Kim, who is supposed to travel to Singapore in two weeks for “on-again, off-again” talks with U.S. President Donald Trump.
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