WATCH: North Korean minister visits Cuba, calls for peaceful resolution on the Korean peninsula


November 24, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

HAVANA, Cuba – Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho met with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez in Havana on Wednesday.

They discussed during the meeting how to peaceful stabilize the US-pushed tensions on the Korean peninsula.

The ministers, meeting in Havana, called for “respect for people’s sovereignty” and “the peaceful settlement of disputes,” according to a statement released by the Cuban foreign ministry.

“They strongly rejected the unilateral and arbitrary lists and designations established by the US government which serve as a basis for the implementation of coercive measures which are contrary to international law,” the statement said.

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Cuba said in the statement the Cuban and North Korean foreign ministers had “expressed concern about the escalation of tensions” on the Korean peninsula.

“The ministers discussed the respective efforts carried out in the construction of socialism according to the realities inherent to their respective countries.”

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