Russia says its overseas minister will go to North Korea this week, days after the USA claimed Pyongyang has delivered munitions and army gear to Russia to be used within the preventing in Ukraine
ByThe Related Press
October 16, 2023, 3:59 AM
MOSCOW — Russia’s overseas minister will go to North Korea this week, the Overseas Ministry stated Monday, days after the USA claimed Pyongyang had delivered munitions and army gear to Russia to be used within the preventing in Ukraine.
Sergey Lavrov will probably be in North Korea on Wednesday and Thursday, the ministry stated in a short assertion that didn’t specify whom he would meet or the goals of the journey.
The White Home stated Friday that greater than 1,000 containers of apparatus and ammunition have been despatched to Russia from North Korea.
North Korean chief Kim Jong Un traveled to Russia final month to fulfill President Vladimir Putin and go to key army websites, triggering hypothesis a couple of doable North Korean plan to refill Russia’s munition shops which were drained by the protracted battle with Ukraine.
White Home Nationwide Safety Council spokesman John Kirby stated that the U.S. believes Kim is searching for subtle Russian weapons applied sciences in return for the munitions to spice up North Korea’s army and nuclear program.
The White Home launched photographs that it stated present the containers have been loaded onto a Russian-flagged ship earlier than being moved through practice to southwestern Russia. The containers have been shipped between Sept. 7 and Oct. 1, in response to the White Home.