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MOSCOW, October 7. /TASS/. Russia will always welcome any steps towards normalizing inter-Korean relations, Russian Ambassador-at-Large Grigory Logvinov told TASS on Tuesday.
The inter-Korean contacts at Incheon on October 4 are very important. “It is important that an agreement is reached to resume the political dialogue,” he said.
“We always laud any steps towards normalizing inter-Korean relations because, primarily, it is one of the priorities for improving the situation on the peninsula,” Logvinov said.
A high-ranking North Korean delegation led by Hwang Pyong-so, director of the General Political Bureau of the Korean People’s Army, arrived at Incheon, South Korea, on October 4 to take part in the closing ceremony of the 17th Asian Games. Hwang Pyong-so was accompanied by his predecessor, Choe Ryong Hae, secretary in the ruling Workers’ Party Kim Yang-gon and other nine officials.
The Republic of Korea and the DPRK agreed to hold a new round of high-level talks at the end of October or in the beginning of November.