During Tuesday’s White House press briefing, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan spoke about rumored meetings between North Korea and Russia; “It’s not going to reflect well on North Korea,” Sullivan said.
“Providing weapons to Russia for use on the battlefield to attack grain silos and the heating infrastructure of major cities as we head into winter to conquer territory that belongs to another sovereign nation —this is not going to reflect well on North Korea and they will pay a price for this in the international community,” Sullivan said, adding that it also makes Russia look weak.
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Sanctions-hit Russia is reportedly eager to secure more military supplies from its ally to bolster its forces as Kyiv pushes a highly scrutinized counteroffensive to take back its territory.
President Joe Biden’s National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said Pyongyang and Moscow were eyeing “leader level discussions, perhaps even in person” on Russia’s arms needs.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu traveled to North Korea in July seeking to acquire additional munitions for the war, the White House said.
The Kremlin said on Tuesday it was unable to confirm a summit between Putin and Kim. “We have nothing to say on this,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
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