May 27, 2024
News

Russia has provided technical help to North Korea in exchange for arms: Blinken

Secretary of state says US and South Korea seek to ‘intensify pressure’ on Moscow not to give weapons to DPRK

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken accused Russia of providing technical assistance to North Korea in return for munitions on Thursday, expressing “profound concern” over their alleged arms trade while visiting Seoul for high-level talks.

In a press conference with his South Korean counterpart Park Jin, the top U.S. diplomat said the DPRK not only “provides military equipment to Russia” for its war in Ukraine but also received “technology and support for its own military programs” from Moscow.

Become a member for less than $4 per week.

  • Unlimited access to all of NK News: reporting, investigations, analysis
  • The NK News Daily Update, an email newsletter to keep you in the loop
  • Searchable archive of all content, photo galleries, special columns
  • Contact NK News reporters with tips or requests for reporting
Get unlimited access to all NK News content, including original reporting, investigations, and analyses by our team of DPRK experts.
Subscribe now

All major cards accepted. No commitments – you can cancel any time.