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Ukraine war

South Korea exports munitions to Poland, hints at Ukraine aid

Possibility of supplying weapons to Kyiv depends on Russia: Korean official

A South Korea-made K2 tank in Poland. Seoul will also provide Poland with ammunition.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- South Korea will send ammunition to Poland, Seoul's Defense Ministry said on Thursday, while a high-ranking government official suggested direct military assistance to Ukraine may occur in the future.

South Korea has so far stopped short of directly supplying weapons to Ukraine to avoid frictions with Russia over concerns that Moscow would in turn provide assistance to North Korea.

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