Uganda to Stop Military Cooperation with N.Korea

      May 30, 2016 13:21

      President Park Geun-hye and her Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Sunday agreed that Korean companies will take part in an oil refinery plant project worth US$1.5 billion in Uganda.

      The two met in the Ugandan capital of Kampala.

      They also agreed to join hands in imposing sanctions against North Korea to end the North Korean nuclear program.

      President Park Geun-hye (front left) talks to her Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni at the African country’s presidential palace in Kampala on Sunday. /Yonhap

      Museveni pledged to stop security and military cooperation with North Korea. Uganda has been a military ally of North Korea's since 1963.

      Museveni said his country will faithfully implement UN Security Council sanctions against Pyongyang, which are supported by the international community.

      Defense Ministry officials from the two countries also signed a memorandum of understanding on defense and military technology cooperation.

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