Meeting Readout of Special Envoy for North Korea Mark Lambert in Moscow

Special Envoy for North Korea Mark Lambert met with Ambassador-at-Large Oleg Burmistrov and Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov in Moscow May 17 to discuss continued U.S.-Russia cooperation to achieve the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea. The conversation was candid and constructive.

During the meetings, Russian officials provided a readout of the April 25 Russia-DPRK summit in Vladivostok. Special Envoy Lambert emphasized continued U.S. willingness to engage in discussions with DPRK officials to make progress on transforming U.S.-DPRK relations and building lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula, in parallel with progress toward complete denuclearization.