North Korea denies exporting weapons to Russia

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un delivering his speech during a parliament session in Pyongyang. His government emphatically denies selling ammunition to Russia to support its war effort in Ukraine. – EPA pic, September 22, 2022.

NORTH Korea yesterday denied it was providing arms to Russia, state media said, weeks after the United States said Moscow was turning to Pyongyang to replenish its stocks depleted by invading Ukraine.

“We have never exported weapons or ammunition to Russia before and we will not plan to export them,” an official at the defence ministry’s General Bureau of Equipment said in a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

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