Director of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) rejected an approach and possibility nuclear deal between Russia And North KoreaThis category focused on the trade of weapons technology.
Raffaele Croci He said in an interview to a news agency Yonhap A weapons state like Russia cannot agree to “trade or transfer any nuclear weapons technology to a de facto outside country.” Non-Proliferation Treaty”.
It should be noted that Moscow is a signatory to this agreement and, therefore, must comply with its obligations. It is also a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, which Croci believes will “stay that way” despite its ties to Pyongyang.
“I can’t imagine engaging in trade or exchange with countries that have such a problematic relationship as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.”He insisted.
This Wednesday, the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un He left his country for the first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 to meet his Russian partner. Vladimir PutinAt the Vostochny Space Center.
The summit took place at a time when nations were searching Strengthen their military and armed ties, something that can benefit them in many ways. On the one hand, it will allow them to confront Alliance of South Korea, USA and Japan On the other hand, it will be important for Moscow War in Ukraine And for Pyongyang, its Weapon development.
“One old friend is better than two new ones,” the Kremlin leader declared at the time, while his opponent said he wanted Build “stable and lasting” relationships With Russia. “We must further intensify strategic and tactical cooperation To guarantee security, we must guarantee lasting peace in the region and the world at large,” he added.
In that sense, during his trip to Russia, Kim explored Nuclear-capable bombers, Hypersonic missiles and A warship He also took the opportunity to speak with local experts who were involved in the production of these ships and who could help him. Improves the range, reliability and flexibility of its nuclear weapons delivery system.
In short, the rapprochement and cooperation between these countries, not only the development of the war conflict in Kiev, The nuclear balance in Asia.
That’s why this week’s trip should be used as a kick-off, Grassi continued Moscow “helps” North Korea engage with IAEA and encourage the creation of disconnected “pathways of trust.”
The organization’s director also noted the recent partial opening of the North Korean border, which had been closed for more than three years. In this regard, Grassi said that negotiations with the regime have not yet taken place Nuclear inspectors must negotiate their entry into the country2009 evictions.
Since then, the IAEA has compiled Evidence of “Elements of Most Concern”. It contains Punggye-ri Nuclear ComplexThe agency is following the events “with great interest,” so an on-site expert review is urgent.
“What we have A program completely outside any supervisory control, any connection with any independent supervisory authority or expertise in nuclear safetyHe explained.
“We are, we are committed, and of course, we want North Korea to commit to us,” he concluded.
(with information from Europa Press)
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