Fact check: North Korea has not announced plans to send troops to Ukraine — yet | NK News
July 15, 2024
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Fact check: North Korea has not announced plans to send troops to Ukraine — yet

While Russia and DPRK are boosting military ties, reports that Pyongyang said it will send troops within month are false

North Korea has not announced that it will dispatch troops to support Russia’s war against Ukraine within a month, despite multiple news reports that have made this claim this week.

Picking up on comments made during a U.S. government briefing, the British tabloid Daily Express, Ukrainian website Kyiv Post and other outlets have reported as fact that Pyongyang stated it would send engineers to Russian-occupied Donetsk to rebuild the war-torn city. 

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