A submarine-launched ballistic missile pictured in an undisclosed location by North Korea‘s Central News Agency last October. South Korea wants nuclear-powered submarines to counter the nuclear-armed North. Photo: Reuters A submarine-launched ballistic missile pictured in an undisclosed location by North Korea‘s Central News Agency last October. South Korea wants nuclear-powered submarines to counter the nuclear-armed North. Photo: Reuters
A submarine-launched ballistic missile pictured in an undisclosed location by North Korea‘s Central News Agency last October. South Korea wants nuclear-powered submarines to counter the nuclear-armed North. Photo: Reuters

South Korea’s request for submarine nuclear fuel from US denied: report

  • A Donga Ilbo report said the request was made through Kim Hyun-chong, the deputy chief of the National Security Office, who visited Washington last month
  • But the US says it has made it clear it will not transfer fuel for nuclear-powered submarines to any country, allies or not

Topic |   North Korea
A submarine-launched ballistic missile pictured in an undisclosed location by North Korea‘s Central News Agency last October. South Korea wants nuclear-powered submarines to counter the nuclear-armed North. Photo: Reuters A submarine-launched ballistic missile pictured in an undisclosed location by North Korea‘s Central News Agency last October. South Korea wants nuclear-powered submarines to counter the nuclear-armed North. Photo: Reuters
A submarine-launched ballistic missile pictured in an undisclosed location by North Korea‘s Central News Agency last October. South Korea wants nuclear-powered submarines to counter the nuclear-armed North. Photo: Reuters
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