White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and NSC's John Kirby hold a briefing — 1/4/2024
In this YouTube video summary, the speaker discusses the recent missile launches by North Korea and Russia's involvement. The speaker states that North Korean ballistic missiles have been launched towards Ukraine, signaling an escalation of support for Russia. Russia is suspected of seeking military assistance from North Korea, including fighter aircraft, surface-to-air missiles, and other advanced technologies. Additionally, Russia is reportedly seeking close-range ballistic missiles from Iran. The United States is concerned about these activities and is taking steps to hold Russia accountable, including raising the issue at the UN Security Council, imposing additional sanctions, and exposing the arms deals to the public. The speaker emphasizes the need for Congress to approve supplemental funding for Ukraine to defend itself against Russia's aggression. The video also covers topics such as intelligence sources, potential Iranian missile sales to Russia, and Russia's actions in Ukraine. The speaker does not mention anything about YouTube videos or the platform itself.