|Date: 14/05/2012 Time: 10:15:00 PM
The US affirmed here Monday that it remains
"extremely concerned" over North Korea's proliferation activities and related
State Department Spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters that North
Korea "has for many years tried to market its missile technology and its
"These exports undermine security in the region and they earn revenue that
the regime uses to fuel its own weapons program," she added.
She stressed "it's very dangerous activity, and we'll continue to work with
all of our partners to stop this kind of proliferation".
Nuland reiterated that the U.S. has "long had concerns about this entity
KOMID (Korean Mining and Development Corporation) as North Korea's premier
arms dealer and its main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic
missiles and conventional weapons that are designated under UN Security
Council Resolution 1718".
"We continue to urge the international community to abide by these
resolutions," she noted.
"We remain extremely concerned about North Korea's proliferation activities
and related equipment," she remarked.