Asia-Pacific Digest: THAAD in South Korea and Russia-Japan ties

JUNE 13, 2016: South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se (L) and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov give a joint press conference following their talks.

JUNE 13, 2016: South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se (L) and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov give a joint press conference following their talks.

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Articles and features about Russia's assistance in building nuclear reactors in India, the South Korean Foreign Minister’s Moscow visit, and Gazprom Neft's participation in projects in Iran and Iraq were among the Asia-Pacific highlights on rbth.com.

Russia, South Korea do not accept North Korea’s nuclear status - Lavrov

June 14, 2016 INTERFAX
Moscow, Seoul reaffirm importance of UNSC resolutions.

Gazprom Neft looks to participate in Iran projects

June 14, 2016 INTERFAX
The Russian company is also looking for better terms in Iraq’s Badra.
 

Moscow could become an important player in Korea

June 17, 2016 ANTHONY RINNARUSSIA DIRECT
Seoul may be ready to recognize Moscow as an important partner and actor in resolving the North Korean security crisis.
 

India plans to build 11 nuclear reactors with Russia's support

June 16, 2016 INTERFAX
Indian ambassador says the joint projects are a part of a roadmap.

THAAD deployment gets passing mention in Russia-South Korea talks

South Korean FM says talks with Sergey Lavrov focused on trade, North Korea.
 

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