North Korea Says It Will Dismantle Nuclear Test Site Next Month


North Korea is planning to shutter a nuclear test site in May ahead of a highly anticipated meeting between its leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump, The Associated Press reported Saturday.

Kim reportedly made the decision known during talks with South Korea President Moon Jae-In on Friday, according to the AP. At that meeting, the two committed to working toward the removal of nuclear weapons from the Korean peninsula.

This isn’t the first time North Korea has made moves to demonstrate its commitment to denuclearization efforts. The country blew up a 60-foot cooling tower at its main nuclear plant in June 2008, The New York Times reported. Still, some have interpreted that effort as more “symbolic” than influential.

Read more at The Hill.



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