North Korea has condemned Washington’s decision to send tanks to Ukraine

North Korea has condemned Washington’s decision to send tanks to Ukraine

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North Korea on Friday condemned Washington’s decision to send tanks to Ukraine, saying the US is refueling “proxy warTo destroy Russia.

On Wednesday, US President Joe Biden promised to send 31 Abrams tanks, one of the US military’s most powerful and sophisticated combat vehicles, to Kyiv. However, this delivery should not be earlier “several monthsAccording to John Kirby, spokesman for the White House National Security Council.

Washington’crosses the red lineKim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, lashed out at the United States on Friday in a statement she described as “hardcore criminalTo be responsible for the war in Ukraine. behind this decisionhides the sinister desire of the United States to achieve its goal of hegemony“continue feeding”proxy war to destroy russia“, he continued, adding that Pyongyang would stand”.Even thenwith the Russians.

North Korea behind Moscow

Along with China, Russia is one of Pyongyang’s few allies on the international scene and Moscow has in the past come directly to the aid of Kim Jong Un’s regime. North Korea is the only country, along with Syria and Russia, that has recognized its independence. Luhansk and Donetsk, two pro-Russian separatist regions in eastern Ukraine.

At the UN Security Council, where Russia is one of five permanent members, Moscow has long argued against international sanctions imposed on North Korea, even calling for an exemption on humanitarian grounds. Pyongyang’s leader said that in 2022 he wants his country to have the world’s most powerful nuclear power, calling it “in Septemberimmovable» Nuclear energy status of the North. Seoul and Washington allege Pyongyang intends to conduct a new nuclear test soon, which would be the seventh in its history and the first since 2017.