Moscow, September 13. the Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel discussed the situation around North Korea and the settlement in Syria during a telephone conversation. This was reported in the press service of the foreign Ministry.
the Conversation was a continuation of the dialogue between Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held on 11 September.
Lavrov and Z. Gabriel has strongly condemned missile and nuclear activity of North Korea, stressing the need to address the issue of the Korean Peninsula exclusively through political and diplomatic means," — said the Russian foreign Ministry.
the parties shared views on ways to reduce tensions, including those laid down in the Russian-Chinese "road map" settlement of the nuclear issue.
in addition, the parties discussed the proposal to establish the UN mission for the protection of members of the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE in the Donbass and the Syrian settlement..
Federal news Agency is a translation of the article Russia's Balancing Strategy in South Asia ("Strategy of balancing between Russia and South Asia"), published online resource The Diplomat, author of Samuel Ramani.
Ankara, September 13.