Of course, we know about these messages. This is a question that we take very seriously, if such an event really happened,said nuerth at the briefing.
We will remind, earlier The New York Times reported that Pyongyang could get engines for ballistic missiles made at the Ukrainian enterprise “Yuzhmash” through black market dealers. At the same time, the newspaper referred to the secret assessments of the US special services and a study conducted by the expert of the IISS think tank Michael Ellemann.
The authorities of Ukraine and the management of Yuzhmash deny involvement in the supply of engines to the DPRK. They suggested that "some country" could copy the engine and transfer it to Pyongyang. And one of the former employees of Yuzhnoye design bureau admitted that technical documentation for the engine fell into the hands of North Korean specialists.
The agency notes that in 2016 the concern Ukroboronprom increased the export of military equipment and weapons by 25% - from 570 to 770 million dollars.