Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is seen in Moscow on May 16. Photo: AFP

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov to visit North Korea on Thursday to discuss nuclear stand-off and bilateral ties

He was invited by North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong-ho, and his visit comes amid preparations for a high-stakes summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

Topic |   North Korea

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is seen in Moscow on May 16. Photo: AFP
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Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.