Ukraine denied on Monday that it had ever supplied defence technology to North Korea, responding to an article in the New York Times that said North Korea may have purchased rocket engines from Ukrainian factory Yuzhmash.
Concern that North Korea is close to achieving its goal of putting the mainland United States within range of a nuclear weapon has raised global tensions in recent weeks. The United States is a key backer of Ukraine.
The secretary of the Ukrainian Security and Defence Council, Oleksandr Turchynov, said Ukraine ‘has never supplied rocket engines or any kind of missile technology to North Korea.’
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Source: Gulf times