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Talks between DPRK FM and Russian FM Held
Pyongyang, October 17 (KCNA) -- Talks between DPRK Foreign Minister Pak Ui Chun on a visit to Russia and Sergei Lavrov, Russian foreign minister, were held in Moscow on Oct. 15.

Present at the talks were the foreign minister and his party and Kim Yong Jae, DPRK ambassador to Russia, from the DPRK side and Russian Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleksei Borodavkin and other officials concerned from the Russian side.

At the talks both sides recalled that the two countries significantly marked the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties and exchanged views on the issue of boosting the DPRK-Russia friendly and cooperative relations and a series of international matters of mutual concern.

The talks proceeded in a friendly atmosphere.

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