Blinken: U.S. concerned over ‘growing and dangerous’ Russia-North Korea connection

SpaceWar.com reports: “U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday that the growing cooperation between Russia and North Korea is a matter of ‘profound concern’ and warned that Moscow has begun providing technical assistance to Pyongyang for its military programs.

Blinken met with his counterpart, South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin, on Thursday in Seoul and said the two discussed North Korea’s provocations and missile launches, as well as its ‘growing and dangerous’ relationship with Russia.

The White House has said that North Korea is already supplying artillery to Russia for its war in the Ukraine, and Blinken added that Moscow is reciprocating with technical military aid to Pyongyang.

‘We’re seeing a two-way street,’ Blinken said during a press conference in Seoul. ‘We’re seeing the DPRK provide military equipment to Russia for pursuing aggression against Ukraine. But we’re also seeing Russia provide technology and support to the DPRK for its own military programs.’

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is the official name of North Korea…”

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