Iran denies missile cooperation with DPRK: defense minister

North Korea missile launchTEHRAN (Xinhua) — Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi dismissed on Monday recent reports about the Islamic republic’s missile cooperation with the Democratic People’ s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Press TV reported.

“Recent claims made by certain countries about missile cooperation between Iran and North Korea are merely speculations,” Vahidi was quoted as saying.

Earlier this month, Western reports said Iran’s defense staff were recently stationed in the DPRK for missile cooperation between the two countries.

However, the Iranian defense minister stated that Tehran has so far dispatched nobody to Pyongyang for missile cooperation, according to Press TV.

By Xinhua

 

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