The foreign Ministers of Russia and the USA Sergey Lavrov and Rex Tillerson spoke on the phone. The conversation was on the situation around the new rocket launch of the DPRK. This is stated in the message of the Russian foreign Ministry. Interviewees stated that this step was yet another gross violation of Pyongyang a number of UN security Council resolutions.
The Russian Minister reiterated that there is no alternative of finding political and diplomatic ways to overcome the tensions and urged all parties to refrain from any measures of a military nature, is fraught with unpredictable consequences.