Uganda To End Military Cooperation with North Korea For South Korea

Uganda to halt military, security ties with North Korea-S.Korea

Uganda to halt military, security ties with North Korea-S.Korea


Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni promised to end military cooperation with their old ally North Korea after the Sunday visit to Kampala by South Korean President Park Geun-Hye.

Uganda noted that its decision to disengage the cooperation with North Korea is as a result of UN sanctions for its defiant efforts to build nuclear weapons.

North Korea has been an ally with Uganda; the country has sent trainers and weaponry support to Uganda for many years.

Uganda’s President stressed that the country policy do not support nuclear proliferation.

Uganda announced ditching military cooperation with North Korea after meeting between Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni and his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-Hye.

North Korea has been isolated, facing severe diplomatic criticism in the aftermath of its January nuclear test and space rocket launch in February that prompted a United Nations Security Council resolution in March tightening sanctions against Pyongyang.

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