N Korean funds reach Russian bank (RIA Novosti)
“The transfer of the North Korean money from Macao to a Russian commercial bank has been completed,” Mikhail Kamynin said.
“We hope that the participants of the six-party nuclear talks will now take practical steps to implement Beijing agreements from February 13, 2007.”
Earlier a source in the Russian Finance Ministry said the money was transferred to Dalkombank in the Khabarovsk Territory in Russia's Far East.
North Korea's $25 million at a Macao bank had until now been the main stumbling block at six-party nuclear talks, at which delegations from the United States, China, Japan, Russia, and South Korea have been trying to persuade the North to dismantle its nuclear weapons program.
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