Russia attempting to buy North Korean weapons in exchange for food, White House says
Russia is seeking weapons from North Korea in exchange for food, the White House said on Thursday.
National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said the Kremlin is planning to send a delegation to Pyongyang to hammer out the deal as the two countries deepen security ties amid Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
He said Russia is seeking more than two dozen kinds of weapons from North Korea as part of a series of deals.
“Any arms deal between North Korea and Russia would directly violate a series of U.N. Security...