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    Russia Not to Raise N Korea's Issue at UNGA if Pyongyang Fires No New Missiles

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    Moscow will not raise the issue of North Korea's missile launches at the UN General Assembly if Pyongyang abstains from new launches, Russia's deputy foreign minister said.

    VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) — Moscow will not raise the issue of missile launches by North Korea at the UN General Assembly (UNGA), if no new missiles are fired by Pyongyang, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said on Saturday.

    "If in the run-up to the UN General Assembly there is no new launches, we will not [bring up this issue]," Morgulov told reporters.

    He added that the issue had already been discussed by the UN Security Council.

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    Democratic Republic of North Korea (DPRK), 2016 UN General Assembly, United Nations, Russian Foreign Ministry, Igor Morgulov, Russia
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