Moscow on Friday welcomed sure optimistic indicators from Washington on the state of affairs round North Korea and hopes that the U. S. will resolve to unravel the difficulty diplomatically, Russian Ambassador-at-Large Oleg Burmistrov informed Sputnik.
“We are welcoming any optimistic indicators from Washington, after all. But this doesn’t imply that we mechanically welcome every part.
“We look at all the statements through the prism of reality. And we would like the [U.S.] administration to make the decision on diplomatic solutions as soon as possible,” Burmistrov mentioned.
The diplomat careworn that the united states resolutions on the difficulty all clearly state that there isn’t any resolution aside from a diplomatic one.
“When the U.S. votes for these resolutions, we remind them that they had backed, among other things, these provisions, so they should comply with them,” Burmistrov mentioned.
He additionally mentioned that Moscow shouldn’t be imposing itself as a mediator within the talks between the U. S. and North Korea, however is able to take part in such conferences if it receives an invite.
“We usually are not an middleman, within the traditional sense, and don’t wish to play that position, as a result of it’s uncommon for such a big nation as Russia to easily act as a mailman, somebody who transfers ideas and concepts.
“No, we have our own role, we suggest that both sides read our road map [for the resolution of the North Korean crisis] closely and present some substantial remarks on its first stage,” Burmistrov mentioned.
The diplomat dismissed media reviews of Russia probably suggesting Vladivostok as a venue for Washington- Pyongyang talks as rumors.
“We are open for contacts and are prepared to offer such a venue, if want be.
“We are ready to participate in such meetings, if we are invited. But, once again, we are not imposing ourselves as mediators,” Burmistrov mentioned.