North Korean leader Kim Jong Un offered his country’s “full support and solidarity” to Moscow on Mondayin a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin, state media reported.
Kim Jong-un sent a congratulatory message on the occasion of Russia’s National Day, One of the few countries that maintains friendly relations con Pyongyang.
North Korean official news release KCNAWithout directly citing Ukraine’s invasion or Russia’s involvement in the conflict, Commended “(Putin’s) correct direction and guidance to curb the growing threat hostile forces”.
he added North Korean people “full support and solidarity with Russian people The struggle against the arbitrariness of imperialism for the sacred cause of safeguarding national sovereignty, development and interests”.
North Korea described the conflict as A U.S. ‘proxy war’ to destroy Russia And denounced Western aid to Kiev.
The U.S. accused North Korea in January of supplying rockets and missiles to the Russian paramilitary group Wagner, what pyongyang denies.
In March, Washington claimed evidence that Moscow traveled to Pyongyang to acquire weapons for its offensive in Ukraine. In exchange for food for this poor Asian country.
As a permanent member of the UN Security Council, Russia has stopped Pressure on North Korea is mounting, It is subject to multiple Western and United Nations sanctions for its nuclear weapons and missile programs.