Timeline: From Lavrov’s Pyongyang trip to North Korean weapons aid for Russia
NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31
The White House assessed in October that North Korea sent Russia “more than 1,000 containers of military equipment and munitions,” according to the U.S. mission to the U.N.
“In return for its support, we assess that Pyongyang is seeking military assistance from Russia, including fighter aircraft surface-to-air missiles, armored vehicles, ballistic missile production equipment, or other materials and other advanced technologies,” National Security Council spokeserson John Kirby told the press.
A few days later, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held talks with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov in Pyongyang. While details were thin
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- 03Timeline: From North Korea’s satellite launch to scrapping 2018 military deal
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- 05State media review: North Korea faults ‘puppets’ for collapse of military deal
- 06In orbit: Everything we know about North Korea’s new spy satellite so far
- 07Why it matters if South Koreans personally know a North Korean defector
- 08Reopening in slow motion: The growing risks of North Korea’s two-tiered scheme