September 30, 2023

US, ROK demand Russia ‘act responsibly,’ shun North Korea military cooperation

Top officials warn of consequences for sanctions breaches following Kim Jong Un summit with Vladimir Putin

Senior U.S. and South Korean officials condemned North Korean military cooperation with Russia on Friday, following a meeting to discuss the use of “military and economic measures” to deter DPRK attack.

The joint statement follows a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier this week. It also came the same day as Kim visited a Russian military jet factory to explore "potential" for cooperation on aircraft manufacturing.