May 26, 2024

Kim Jong Un shows off new drones, gives Russian defense chief tour of nukes

North Korean leader hosts defense minister Sergei Shoigu at weapons expo in Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hosted Russia’s visiting defense chief Sergei Shoigu at a weapons exhibition in Pyongyang on Wednesday, according to state media, where the DPRK military also showed off new unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and its largest nuclear missiles.

Photos published by the Rodong Sinmun show Kim taking Shoigu on a tour of the North’s weapons, amid U.S. accusations that Pyongyang is shopping weapons to Moscow for the war in Ukraine.

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