Foreign Ministry called on DPRK to prevent a repeat of the incident with border guards
Moscow demanded that Pyongyang take comprehensive measures to prevent incidents like the one in the Sea of Japan, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
According to the ministry, Chin Jeong Hyup, Charge d'Affaires of the DPRK in Russia, was called to the ministry, who expressed serious concern about the attack by poachers on an inspection group of Russian border guards.
“Chin Jeong Hyupu was told that the Russian side was taking decisive steps to apprehend the perpetrators of unlawful acts. They demanded that the Korean side take comprehensive measures to prevent such incidents from happening on, ”the ministry said.
Earlier, the FSB said that two North Korean schooners who were engaged in poaching were discovered in the area of the Quito-Yamato bank.
The crew of one of them made an armed attack on Russian border guards, three soldiers were injured.
As a result, the FSB detained more than 80 North Korean citizens and two fishing schooners.