Russia's N Korea deal could create China friction: US

By Phil Stewart
Updated June 24 2024 - 8:40am, first published 8:37am
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong-un signed a defence deal last week. (AP PHOTO)
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong-un signed a defence deal last week. (AP PHOTO)

Russian President Vladimir Putin's mutual defence agreement with North Korea has the potential to create friction with China, which has long been the reclusive state's main ally, the top US military officer says.

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