Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Igor Morgulov discussed with the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Moscow, Lee SOK PAE the situation on the Korean Peninsula, given the recent deterioration of inter-Korean relations, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
At the initiative of the Korean side was arranged a telephone conversation Morgulov and South Korean Ambassador.
Seoul is promoting the joint with the Pyongyang project the prevention of epidemiological diseases to combat COVID-19, said the Ambassador of South Korea in Moscow, Lee SOK PAE.
In addition, Seoul is promoting the project "comprehensive inter-Korean cooperation in the field of health and medicine", which goes beyond the fight against coronavirus, the Ambassador added.
South Korea has set up six export flights from Moscow and Vladivostok for their fellow citizens, said in an interview with Russian agencies, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Moscow, Lee SOK PAE.
"Despite the current difficult situation, the Republic of Korea and the Russian Federation maintain close cooperation on the question of the return of citizens to their homeland. In particular, the Republic of Korea launched six time flights (four flights on the route Seoul-Moscow-Seoul flights Seoul-Vladivostok-Seoul) and provided assistance to our citizens in a safe return to the country", - he said.