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Beijing’s Kim Connection:...Photos show Chinese mobile launcher for new North Korean ICBM, prompting calls for arms sanctions on Beijing

BY: Bill Gertz ....A new North Korean mobile missile recently made public is built on a transporter-launcher nearly identical to a Chinese mobile launcher, according to U.S. officials and private analysts.

The disclosure of the apparent Chinese-North Korean missile cooperation prompted a senior House Republican on Tuesday to ask the Obama administration whether U.S. sanctions should be imposed on China for illicit arms transfers.

Rep. Michael R. Turner (R., Ohio), chairman of the House Armed Services subcommittee on strategic forces, stated in a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper that the new missile appears “based on Chinese technology in violation of international obligations and [poses] a threat to the national security interests of


Added: Apr-17-2012 Occurred On: Apr-17-2012
By: marc1921
Tags: , chinese, north, korean, missle, launcher,
Location: Korea (North) (load item map)
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