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Iran deploys defence staff in North Korea

Last Updated: Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 11:54

Zeenews Bureau

Tokyo: Iran has reportedly deployed its defense staff in North Korea to strengthen ties in missile and nuclear development, as per Kyodo News agency report.

A team of Iran’s experts from Ministry of Defence are visiting a military facility.

Iran and North Korea had earlier signed an agreement in the field of science and technology.

On Saturday, Democratic People`s Republic of Korea (DPRK) announced its plan to launch another satellite in December after a failed attempt in April. South Korea was quick to issue a warning stating that it is actually a test of long-range missile, as per news agency report.

The South Korean authorities said that the testing of long-range missiles violated UN ban as it is an act of provocation, as per report.

The second version of Kwangmyongsong-3 will be launched from the Sohae Space Center in Cholsan County, North Phyongan Province, by the Unha-3 carrier rocket between Dec 10 and Dec 22, the official KCNA news agency said.

(With Agency Inputs)

First Published: Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 11:54

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