US to Coordinate With South Korea on Additional Ukraine Support

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A spokesperson for the U.S. State Department said that the United States would continue to work closely with South Korea in order to provide more support to Ukraine. The spokesperson called South Korea "a steadfast partner" when it comes defending Ukraine's sovereignty.

In an exclusive interview given to Reuters by South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, he said that the country could go beyond financial or humanitarian aid for Ukraine in certain circumstances. This was the first time he had changed his stance on arming Ukraine.

When asked about Yoon’s remarks, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman responded via email to Reuters.

The spokesperson did not want to be named.

South Korea is officially known as the Republic of Korea.

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The spokesperson stated that "We will continue working closely with our allies on providing additional support to Ukraine".

South Korea is a key ally of the United States and a major producer and exporter of artillery ammo. It has avoided antagonizing Russia because its companies operate there and due to Moscow's influence on North Korea. This, despite increasing pressure from western nations for weapons supplies.