North Korean Foreign Minister begin two-day visit to Sweden

Vastavam web: North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho will begin a rare two-day visit on Thursday to Sweden, which represents the United States diplomatically in the isolated country, the Swedish Foreign Ministry said.Sweden, which is not a member of the U.S.-led NATO military alliance, has been mentioned as a possible location for a mooted face-to-face meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

In its statement, it noted that the U.N. Security Council had unanimously condemned North Korea’s nuclear weapons and missile programmes and demanded the “complete, verifiable and irrevocable elimination of these programmes”.“Sweden fully supports the Security Council resolutions. The aim of the visit is to contribute to the effective implementation of the resolutions,” the ministry said.