Zampolpreda to the UN: Russia stands for a reduction of sanctions on the DPRK


NEW YORK, July 20. /TASS/. Russia advocates that the UN Security Council made steps toward the DPRK on the development of the denuclearization process. This was stated on Friday by TASS Deputy permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the UN Dmitry Polyanskiy following the meeting with U.S. Secretary of state Michael Pompeo and representatives of the SB.

Polanski has confirmed that the issue of sanctions pressure on North Korea was also discussed during the meeting.

“We believe that for the sustainability of the negotiation process it is important that the denuclearization of went in stages with parallel action by the international community, he said. The easing of sanctions pressure on the UN security Council and the lifting of unilateral us sanctions.”

“Pompeo confirmed that the U.S. will achieve the complete denuclearization of the DPRK, said the Russian diplomat. – We expressed the position that along with these necessary steps towards Pyongyang”.

As Polanski explained, “sooner or later the discussion on the sanctions will still come to SB”. “The briefing was very helpful, we support this initiative”, he concluded.

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