The solution of the North Korean problem should be found via peaceful multilateral negotiations, it is "the US official position", announced Dennis Halpin, head of the US Congress delegation that arrived with a visit in the Russian Far East. On Monday the delegation discussed the situation around North Korea at a meeting with Viktor Gorchakov, deputy governor of the Maritime territory, bordering on North Korea.
According to the US Congressman, besides China, South Korea and Japan, the USA would like to involve Russia in talks on the North Korean nuclear problem.
Deputy governor Viktor Gorchakov said that in the last two years the territory's trade and economic cooperation with North Korea had grown, and thus, "the Maritime territory is interested in solving the situation on the Korean Peninsula by only peaceful means," he emphasized.
The meeting also considered issues of developing trade and economic cooperation between the USA and the Russian Far East.