Russian historical epic Viking to be released in Italy, UKSociety & Culture March 30, 2:11
Putin visits ice cave during Arctic tourSociety & Culture March 30, 0:02
West’s reaction to Russian protests part of long-planned campaign - diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 23:56
Putin orders Defense Ministry and FSB to ensure protection of Russia’s interests in ArcticMilitary & Defense March 29, 21:46
Kiev aware of few chances to win in debt lawsuit case — envoyBusiness & Economy March 29, 20:52
Russian top diplomat dismisses claims about human rights violations in Crimea as liesRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 20:23
Moscow suspects Jabhat al-Nusra could be used to topple AssadRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 19:58
Lavrov reiterates there are no facts substantiating Iran’s links to terroristsRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 19:40
Russia to upgrade helicopter protection system based on Syrian experienceMilitary & Defense March 29, 19:00
MOSCOW, July 24 (Itar-Tass) - The normalisation of the situation on the Korean Peninsula may be helped by a peace conference, according to experts who participated in a roundtable titled “Korean War: 60 Years of Unsettled Conflict. A Look into Present Day”, which was held in Moscow on Wednesday, July 24.
“There is no way the problem can be solved in one move. Many problems stem from the fact that the war is not over and there is no peace, and a peace conference needs to be convened,” Alexander Panov, who was Russia’s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea in 1992-1994, said.
His colleague Valery Sukhinin, who served as ambassador in Pyongyang in 2006-2012, said the conflict has been dragging on for 60 years. “North Korea says no to truce and yes to a peace treaty,” he said.
Experts believe that normalisation of relations between Pyongyang and Seoul and stabilisation in the region as a whole can be achieved within the framework of six-party talks, not bilateral consultations.
“Bilateral agreements can be made too, but the six-party format is optimal,” Sukhinin said.