N. Korea missile launcher likely from China
Pyongyang parade » If Beijing sold the vehicle, it could be in violation of U.N. sanctions.
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On Thursday Jane’s Defence Weekly reported that following the Pyongyang parade, a UN Security Council investigation into the possibility of a sanctions breach was under way.
China, North Korea’s main political and economic ally, supported the passage of the Security Council resolution banning the provision of missile related items to North Korea. But it is also determined to ensure that Pyongyang’s current rulers remain in power, and to that end provides the regime military and other assistance.
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