The head of the state space Agency of Ukraine Yuriy Radchenko denied allegations that the Ukrainian enterprise “Yuzhmash” could send North Korea rocket engines, with which Pyongyang has made impressive strides in its own missile program. Moreover, he said that the recent triumph of the DPRK and do is Russia.
Radchenko noted that Russia allegedly can be from seven to 20 rockets fitted with RD-250.
Earlier, the newspaper The New York Times reported that the newest ballistic missiles of North Korea are the engines suspiciously similar to those produced Dnepropetrovsk “Yuzhmash”. The publication hinted that it is only possible logically to explain the breakthrough made by the rocket industry of the DPRK, after a series of failed launches.
The success of the Pyongyang missile launch has led to a sharp deterioration of relations between the DPRK and the United States, the North Korean leader Kim Jong UN threatened to launch a nuclear strike on American GUAM.