December 07, 2023

N. Korea assisting Syria in improving missile capabilities: report

Jane's Defence Weekly report argues North Korea in violation of sanctions

North Korea has been lending expertise and equipment to the government of Syria's ongoing missile development programme, in violation of international sanctions against the DPRK, a report by Jane's Defence Weekly released over the weekend claims.

Citing Syrian and EU Foreign and Security policy sources, the report says that experts from the state-run Tangun Trading Corporation is working with the Syria Scientific Studies and Research Center at its Project 99 compound near Hamah, to improve Syria's Scud D missiles stockpile.