NewsNew photos from North Korea. Is this a new type of weapon for Russia?

New photos from North Korea. Is this a new type of weapon for Russia?

"Disturbing photos from North Korea. New weapon for Russia?"
"Disturbing photos from North Korea. New weapon for Russia?"
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8:48 PM EDT, October 8, 2023

In the latest satellite images, we see that North Korea has drastically increased the number of cargo transports to Russia. It is suspected that these were arms deliveries for Vladimir Putin's army, which attacked Ukraine on February 24, 2022.

North Korea and Russia have been strengthening their relations for some time after their isolation by the West. North Korea has, among other things, supported Russia's invasion of Ukraine, including its proclaimed annexation of part of Ukraine, which the majority of UN members have declared illegal.

It's worth remembering that Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un met at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in southeastern Russia in September. No documents were anticipated to sign or any joint declarations to be made at the end of the leader's meeting.

The Kremlin has not officially revealed what exactly Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un discussed. However, it was rumored that Korea offered its help to Russia in its war with Ukraine.

To confirm these suspicions, Nexta's profile on platform X (formerly Twitter) published a satellite image of the Tumangang railway line, at the border with Russia.

October 5, 2023, there was an unprecedented number of freight wagons recorded there - about 73.

North Korea has dramatically increased the number of cargo shipments to Russia. It is suspected that these were arms shipments - the post reads.

Is Korea preparing for war?

Tensions are rising between the two countries of the Korean Peninsula. In 2022, North Korea conducted a record number of missile tests.

North Korean drones violated South Korean airspace for the first time in five years. The North Korean Army later publicly apologized for this.

Formally, both Koreas have remained in a state of war since 1953, which marks the end of the Korean War. No peace treaty was signed after the end of the hostilities, and the countries are separated by a demarcation line.

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