North Korea wants to develop space cooperation with Russia — official

North Korea seeks to develop cooperation with Russia on peaceful use of outer space, a deputy head of the North Korean committee on space technology told TASS on Friday.

North Korea seeks to develop cooperation with Russia on peaceful use of outer space, a deputy head of the North Korean committee on space technology told TASS on Friday.

"The DPRK will develop proactive cooperation in the sphere of peaceful use of outer space with foreign organizations and countries, including Russia, on egual and mutually beneficial basis," Pak Hyon Su said.

He expressed hope that Russia and North Korea would "open a new page of bilateral space research cooperation" in 2015.

"The DPRK space program has peaceful purposes, and this country, like Russia, is against militarization of space," the official said.

First published by TASS.

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