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    Lavrov: N Korea Issue Will Be Resolved Through Sensible Approach of All Sides

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    Moscow believes that a suitable solution to the North Korean issue could be found if all parties, including the United States, South Korea and Japan, exercised a reasonable approach, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday.

    MANILA (Sputnik) — Moscow believes that a suitable solution to the North Korean issue could be found if all parties, including the United States, South Korea and Japan, exercised reasonable approach, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday.

    "We expect that through reasonable approach of all actors, including the United States, South Korea and Japan, we could find a decision that would satisfy all parties," Lavrov told reporters.

    On Saturday, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution tightening sanctions against North Korea because of the latter’s recent missile tests.

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