Russia warns of military moves in dealing with North Korean missiles

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday stressed the need to refrain from taking any military steps in dealing with the issue of North Korean missiles.

Lavrov and his US counterpart Rex Tilerson discussed during a phone call Pyongyang’s recent missile test, the Russian Foreign Ministry said, according to the Russian news channel (Russia Today). Both sides confirmed the move was a flagrant violation by North Korea of the UN Security Council resolutions.

The Russian minister said there was no alternative to seeking diplomatic diplomatic means to overcome the tension on the Korean Peninsula