The two sides agreed to continue to communicate more closely to achieve their common goal of solving the North Korean nuclear problem
In particular, the three countries held the same view that it is essential to stably manage the situation on the Korean Peninsula, while at the same time keeping pressure on the North to resolve its nuclear problem
," he added.
During an emergency parliamentary session on the North Korea nuclear problem
, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told lawmakers that stopping the oil supply to the North is "one of the important elements" being discussed as part of additional sanctions.
We believe that after Iran's nuclear problem
was solved and United Nations sanctions lifted, there have been no obstacles left (for Iran's membership in the SCO),' President Putin said in a speech at the SCO summit in Tashkent.
amp;nbsp;nor South Korea "have any reasons to turn down these fair demands of Pyongyang if they are really interested in solving the nuclear problem
of the Korean Peninsula," the spokesman said in a statement, adding that if Washington and Seoul implement these demands, North Korea "will take reciprocal measures promoting denuclearization of this region.
The long festering nuclear problem
on the Korean peninsula can't be solved as long as the North Korean leader continues to ignore the demands of the United Nations and other arbitrators.
We have grounds to believe that we will move forward within the parameters which were agreed upon in November and assume a resolution to the Iranian nuclear problem
by the end of June 2015," Lavrov told a news conference.
The second reason for developing Russian-Iranian cooperation is the impending conclusion of the negotiations on the Iranian nuclear problem
He explained that the economic sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council against Iran over its nuclear problem
led to the deterioration of the Iranian currency against the dollar .
NNA - The settlement of the Iranian nuclear problem
will make unnecessary the deployment of missile defense in Europe, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.
The sides noted positive dynamics in dealing with the Iranian nuclear problem
and exchanged opinions on Syria ahead of a planned international conference aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the civil war there, in which Russia and Saudi Arabia have supported opposing sides.
President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping heightened hopes for resolving North Korea's nuclear problem
when they pledged to work together to denuclearize the recalcitrant regime during their summit in June.