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Pentagon leak shows S Korea torn on sending Ukraine weapons

Posted on AllSides April 11th, 2023
From The Center
Defense and Security, Pentagon, South Korea, Ukraine, Ukraine War, Weapons

A leaked Pentagon document seen by the BBC reveals a sensitive conversation between high-level South Korean officials on whether to sell weapons that could be used in Ukraine.

The intercept targeted two of President Yoon Suk Yeol's senior advisors.

They are torn between US pressure to send ammunition to Ukraine and their policy not to arm countries at war.

One of the advisers suggests sending the shells to Poland instead, to avoid appearing to have given in to the US.

Washington has been scrambling to trace the source of the...

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