North Korea supported Russia’s announced annexation of the territories of Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, Luhansk and Donetsk regions of Ukraine. This was announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK on Tuesday, Ukrinform reports with reference to the Reuters agency. The state-run Korean Central News Agency KCNA reported on the US-initiated UN Security Council resolution condemning the declared annexation of Ukrainian territories on September 30. However, Russia vetoed it on Friday. Pyongyang supported Moscow’s statement that the regions allegedly decided to become part of Russia themselves. Director General of International Organizations at the North Korean Foreign Ministry, Jo Chol-soo, said that the referendums were held “legally” in accordance with the UN Charter. In addition, Pyongyang accused the US of “interfering in the internal affairs of independent countries and oppressing their legitimate rights by abusing the UN Security Council.” Read also: North Korea may conduct a nuclear test between October 16 and November 7 – Reuters As reported, in July Ukraine severed relations with the DPRK , a longtime ally of the Russian Federation, after Pyongyang recognized the self-proclaimed “DPR” and “LPR”. Last month, the US said that Russia was buying millions of missiles and artillery shells from North Korea for use in Ukraine. At the same time, the DPRK denied this.