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Putin and Macron discuss North Korea's missile launch: Kremlin
September 15, 2017 / 12:55 PM / 2 months ago

Putin and Macron discuss North Korea's missile launch: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin held a phone call with French President Emmanuel Macron and discussed North Korea’s latest missile launch, the Kremlin said in a statement on Friday.

FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a session of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia September 7, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Both leaders condemned Pyongyang’s “provocative” actions, which risk leading to “irreversible consequences”, the Kremlin said.

They agreed on the need for a diplomatic solution, including through resuming direct talks on North Korea, according to the statement.

Reporting by Christian Lowe; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova; Editing by Christian Lowe

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