March 20, 2023

N. Korean militia units fighting in Syria – opposition delegate

Presence of militia units latest in many suspicions of North Korean support for Al-Assad

Two North Korean militia units are fighting in Syria in support of Bashar Al-Assad’s government in that country’s civil war, Russian news agency TASS reported Tuesday.

Asaad Al-Zoubi, head delegate of the High Negotiations Committee (HNC) of the Syrian opposition, reported the presence of North Korean militia units in Syria while attending peace talks at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva.