December 03, 2023

What role can Russia play in North Korean denuclearization?

Poor relations aren't necessarily an obstacle to solving the Pyongyang problem

On December 6-7, the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe's supervisory council held a meeting in London, moderated by Vladimir Dvorkin and Viacheslav Kantor. Dvorkin, a retired major general in the Russian armed forces, declared that North Korea's tactical nuclear weapons had reached a state of full effectiveness.

Dvorkin specifically stated that North Korea was currently capable of outfitting tactical rockets with nuclear warheads, citing available data.