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MOSCOW, September 29. /TASS/. Russia and South Korea are concerned as North Korea is blatantly ignoring the UN Security Council resolutions, the Russian Foreign Ministry said after a meeting between Russian and South Korean diplomats on Thursday.
The conversation between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov and Kim Hong-kyun, South Korea's special representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs, was held in Moscow on Thursday.
Both sides expressed "concerns over the blatant ignorance by Pyongyang of the demands of respective resolutions of the UN Security Council," the ministry said in a statement.
"The sides exchanged views on the situation in the Korean peninsula in the light of the DPRK’s (North Korea) recent nuclear missile test," the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
At the same time, the Russian side pointed out that attempts to resolve problems of the Korean peninsula exclusively by methods of political and military pressure were counterproductive. In this context, the Russian side noted the dangerous nature of plans to deploy the U.S. THAAD missile defense system in the territory of South Korea.
"In this context, the sides pointed out the danger, which plans to deploy the U.S. THAAD anti-ballistic missile defense system in the territory of the Republic of Korea hide for regional stability and security," the Russian Foreign Ministry stressed.
"The also stressed the need to search for new and creative approaches to unblock the situation as part of the process of general military-political d·tente and the dismantling of confrontational architecture in North-East Asia," the Russian Foreign Ministry stressed.
South Korea and the United States had discussed the deployment of the THAAD missile defense system in the Korean peninsula since March 4. A special bilateral working group conducted the negotiations, which finished on July 8.