US, Russia agree to stay in contact on North Korea issue

The Presidents of Russia and the US discussed by a phone on Thursday the situation in several crisis zones, with a focus on solving the nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula.

The Kremlin said that in addition to North Korea, Trump and Putin discussed relations between their two countries and agreed to stay in contact. The Kremlin added that Trump initiated the call.

Meanwhile, the UK and Japan agreed on Thursday to apply maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear and missile development, while working to ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific region. The foreign and defense ministers of the UK and Japan made the statement following their 2+2 dialogue.

Source: VOV5