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Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow opposes any country possessing nuclear weapons, but the world to talk with North Korea not threatened.
Putin said in remarks from Beijing: The nuclear tests conducted similar to what Pyongyang in the past few weeks is acceptable, but there is a need for a peaceful solution to the escalating tension on the Korean peninsula.
He continued, "I would like to emphasize that we are totally opposed to the expansion of nuclear power club, including the Korean Peninsula and North Korea," he said, adding that such a move would be "harmful and dangerous."
He said, "But at the same time we realize that we have noticed recently that the world's flagrant violations of international law and the incursion into the territory of other states and a change in the systems led to such forms of arms races."
Putin did not specify to which countries he was referring to but in the past criticized the United States because of its military operations in Iraq, Libya and Syria, accusing it of seeking to overthrow legitimate governments.
He said, "In this context, we need to cooperate and strengthen the international safeguards system with the help of international law and with the help of the Charter of the United Nations."
"We need to return to dialogue with North Korea and to stop and scare finding ways to solve problems peacefully."
He explained that such an approach as possible in the light of what he described as "positive experience" to hold talks with Pyongyang in the past.
The Russian Defense Ministry on Sunday that a ballistic missile launched by North Korea fell into the Sea of Japan after