South Korea’s leader will visit one of North Korea’s closest allies in Africa this week as she tries to disrupt Pyongyang’s diplomatic and financial network to discourage its nuclear arms development.

President Park Geun-hye’s trip to Uganda from Saturday through Monday follows a summit this month in Iran, another traditional Pyongyang ally, where she sought Tehran’s help to implement international sanctions against North Korea following its nuclear test earlier this year.

Iran and Uganda are among a small group of “resilient” customers of North Korea’s military goods and services, according to a recent study by Andrea Berger, a senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, a London-based think tank.

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