RUSSIA (OBSERVATORY) – Rumors that Russia could host a possible meeting between the US and North Korean leaders are unfounded, Sputnik told the head of Russian diplomacy.
Russia is not ready to host a meeting between the US President and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un , said in an interview with Sputnik the Russian foreign minister.
“No, I do not think we need to show any initiative in this area,” Sergey Lavrov answered whether Russia was ready to hold talks between MM. Trump and Kim on his territory.
Several countries in Europe, Mongolia and the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas were mentioned as possible places for a possible meeting between the leaders of the United States and North Korea, said Mr. Lavrov.
As for the rumors that Russia would be among the possible places of this meeting, the diplomat said: “No, I did not hear about it. Someone may fantasize and make assumptions.
On Tuesday, the US president said he could meet the North Korean leader in May or early June, but said the summit could not take place.