Kremlin praises Korea summit as 'very positive news'

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov at an award ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on April 6, 2018.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov at an award ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on April 6, 2018.PHOTO: REUTERS

MOSCOW (AFP) - Russia on Friday (April 27) praised a landmark summit between the leaders of the two Koreas as "very positive news", saying direct dialogue on the divided peninsula was promising.

"This is very positive news," President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. "Today we see that this direct dialogue has taken place (and) it has certain prospects," he said.