News reports about the Russia-North Korea nuclear cooperation in now making headlines. Claims that Kim Jong Un will visit Russia shortly to meet with Vladimir Putin in a location on the Pacific coast and a short distance from the North Korean border has many people questioning. Can US scare away the alliance?
Russia-North Korea Nuclear Cooperation Happening Soon?
In a report from Washington Examiner, artillery ammunition shortages are a growing difficulty for Russia as it faces the counteroffensive by Ukraine; this issue has an impact on both the readiness of the Russian military and the morale of its troops. With this, Russia is reported to acquire North Korean artillery shells and possibly Russia-North Korea nuclear cooperation.
The United States is against North Korea supporting Russia in this manner. The benefits Kim can obtain by doing so far outweigh the costs it can impose on North Korea for giving Russia armaments.
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Is Russia-North Korea Nuclear Cooperation Happening Soon? Here’s Why…
It can be recalled based on a report from The Guardian that The Biden administration stated that the US is “concerned” about the potential effects on national security of North Korea and Russia allegedly working together on nuclear missile technology.
This statement was made during the trilateral summit with leaders from Japan and South Korea.