Pyongyang sends envoy for talks in Moscow

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Russian Federation says it is ready to work with North Korea to try to find a peaceful resolution to the missile crisis on the Korean Peninsula.

Burmistrov spoke then with North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Sin Hong Chol, who said Pyongyang would continue to strengthen its nuclear capabilities and would not negotiate on them with the US unless Washington abandoned its hostile policy, the official Korean Central News Agency reported at the time.

Cited by RIA, Mikhail Ulyanov, the head of the non-proliferation and arms controls department at Russia's foreign ministry, also said the USA approach to North Korea was a dead end and the tool of sanctions against the North had nearly been exhausted.

The strategy calls for Pyongyang to stop its tests in exchange for an end to US and South Korean joint military exercises on the peninsula.

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Russian Federation might be trying to get involved in back-channel diplomacy between Pyongyang and Washington, the sources said.

Neither Russia or China want a capitalist, pro-Western state on their border so have propped up the North Korean regime for decades.

Choe's visit is seen as part of Russia's attempts to play a bigger role in resolving North Korea's nuclear standoff.

Choe's visit comes as North Korea, often called the most closed nation in the world, has grown even more isolated after carrying out its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3.

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It said that her trip was arranged at the invitation of Burmistrov who visited the North in late July.

Kuwait, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Bulgaria, France and Germany either kicked out their North Korean ambassadors or forced delegations to downsize, while Kuwait and Qatar stopped issuing visas to North Korean laborers.

North Korea, for its part, says it needs to develop its weapons to defend itself against what it sees as USA aggression. The Philippines and Taiwan cut off trade with the North.

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