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Russia's Lavrov invites North Korea's Kim to Russia - foreign ministry

Russia's Lavrov invites North Korea's Kim to Russia - foreign ministry
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Russia and passed on best wishes from President Vladimir Putin, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

Lavrov who travelled to Pyongyang on Thursday told Kim that Moscow supported peace and progress on the Korean peninsula and highly valued a declaration signed by Pyongyang and Seoul.

(Reporting by Polina Ivanova; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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