Russia approached North Korea for munitions amid war in Ukraine: Pentagon

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Russia has approached North Korea asking for ammunition, a sign that Moscow has “challenges” in its military support capabilities amid the ongoing war in Ukraine, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday. While refusing to speculate on what Russia might need from North Korea and what Pyongyang can offer, Pentagon press secretary Pat Ryder told a press conference: “The information we have is that Russia specifically requested ammunition”. So far, Iran has also been approached by Russia with requests for military equipment, Ryder said, adding that the Pentagon also maintains “a very close…

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