NewsRussia raises alarm over US, Japan, and South Korea's 'new military pact' against North Korea

Russia raises alarm over US, Japan, and South Korea's 'new military pact' against North Korea

Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov
Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov
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3:28 AM EST, January 25, 2024

Sergey Lavrov, a notable representative from the Kremlin, observed that South Korea's rhetoric has grown increasingly hostile towards Pyongyang. During a press conference tied to a United Nations meeting, Lavrov disclosed his worries about the aggressive plans of the newfound coalition, which openly opposes Kim Jong Un.

The politician also noted disconcertment with Japan's "disturbing rhetoric". According to Lavrov, serious discussions occur about "establishing NATO infrastructure with the support of the USA."

According to Lavrov, the objective of the "new military bloc" under discussion is aimed at the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The Russian Minister asserted that the United States and its Asian allies are discussing "developing cooperation."

Lavrov attempted to both discredit and mock these actions simultaneously. "The way they've articulated it seems rather comical, yet they mentioned something about cooperation about nuclear energy," he stated.

Lavrov alleges US is preparing for war with North Korea

Lavrov provided these remarks as commentary on the joint naval exercises organized by the three countries last week, which featured the participation of an American aircraft carrier. The manoeuvres responded to North Korea's recent shows of military force.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been conducting provocative weapon tests and issuing threats, escalating regional tensions to levels unseen in years. However, Lavrov noted that Russia has maintained successful and steadily progressing relations with the DPRK despite such tensions.

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