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    No Sign of Kim Jong Un as His Russia Visit Continues and Seoul Expresses Concern over Putin Meetings

    No Sign of Kim Jong Un as His Russia Visit Continues and Seoul Expresses Concern over Putin Meetings

    , South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was to tour a Russian aircraft plant that builds fighter jets and then visit the country's Pacific Fleet, but his exact whereabouts remained uncertain, as South Korea on Thursday expressed “deep concern and regret” that his visit has focused so far on expanding cooperation.

    has warned that the summit on Wednesday between Kim and Russian President Vladimir Putin could lead to a deal for North Korea to supply ammunition for Moscow's war in Ukraine. There's widespread concern in Seoul that North Korea in return would receive advanced weapons technologies from , including those related to military spy satellites, which would increase the threat posed by Kim's military nuclear program.

    “We express our deep concern and regret that despite repeated warnings from the international community, North Korea and Russia discussed military cooperation issues, including satellite development, during their summit,” said Lim Soo-suk, South Korea's Foreign Ministry spokesperson.

    “Any science and technology cooperation that contributes to nuclear weapons and missile development, including satellite systems that involve ballistic missile technologies, runs against U.N. Security Council resolutions,” he said in a briefing.

    Lim also pointed out that Kim's delegation in Russia includes several people sanctioned by the Security Council…

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