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March 3 (EUROPA PRESS) –
South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo has claimed that his country has not yet decided whether to send arms to Ukraine, despite the latter’s recent requests.
Yes, the economic support for the country at war will increase, the prime minister confirmed during an interview with the American chain , specifically they will allocate 130 million dollars (about 122 million euros).
Likewise, his country will collaborate with Ukraine in energy matters, explained the president, “to increase its capacity to generate electricity and more.”
The Ukrainian ambassador to South Korea, Dimitro Ponomarenko, urged the South Korean authorities on Monday to send weapons to the country. “Ukraine hopes that the South Korean government will find a solution that will finally allow arms to be delivered to Ukraine,” said Ponomarenko, who indicated that there is a need to receive help “without delay” to carry out counterattack work.
During the interview, the prime minister also denied that his country is going to develop its own nuclear weapons in response to North Korea’s nuclear threats, regretting that the neighboring country has responded in such an “undesirable” way to the possibility that Korea of the South to work with the United States in this field: “We must work with the international community (on nuclear matters), including our close ally the United States.”