Published: Tue, May 15, 2018
Worldwide | By Angelina Lucas

Kim Jong Un understands phased denuclearization 'failed repeatedly' - Pompeo

Kim Jong Un understands phased denuclearization 'failed repeatedly' - Pompeo

Today, in a historic move, North Korea, after taking the biggest step towards reconciliation with South Korea last week, announced that it would destroy its nuclear test site.

Several key operational support buildings outside the north, west and south portals were razed and some rails for mining carts have apparently been removed, 38 North said.

Commercial satellite imagery shows North Korea has begun dismantling its nuclear test site, according to an analysis from a prominent worldwide monitor.

Trump, in a tweet Saturday, thanked North Korea for its plan to dismantle the nuclear test site, calling it "a very smart and gracious gesture!"

Still, the report said, "no tunnel entrances appear to have yet been permanently closed". "We hope that the sound of dynamite blowing up the Punggye-ri tunnels will be a gun salute in a journey toward a Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons", Seoul's presidential spokesperson said.

Kim's latest diplomatic overture has seen him hold a summit with the South's President Moon Jae-in and travel twice in less than two months to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. The sixth and most recent test took place in September 2017.

Still, verified action to redeem specific North Korean promises is a rare and positive thing, and part of what some have called a "charm offensive" by Kim Jong-un in advance of his June 12 meeting in Singapore with Donald Trump.

Children found at home in California were 'tortured for sadistic purposes'
The investigation revealed a long, continuous history of emotional and physical abuse faced by the children. They were "living in squalor and unsafe conditions", authorities said. "I work graveyard." Rogers said.

North Korea has begun dismantling its nuclear test site ahead of a historic meeting between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump, a U.S. monitor said Tuesday.

Trump welcomed the North Korean announcement. Pompeo said that the USA was willing to help the impoverished North boost its economy to levels like those in prosperous South Korea.

The Foreign Ministry explained that journalists from Russia, UK, China, the Republic of Korea and the United States will be invited to the ceremony.

At a party meeting last month, Kim proclaimed that the development of the North's nuclear force was complete and promised no more nuclear or missile tests.

"Now that North Korea has accepted in principle that agreements should be verified, US negotiators should hold them to this standard for any subsequent agreement", said Adam Mount, a senior defense analyst at the Federation of American Scientists. This is what y consider to be experts of 38North specialized page following material obtained on May 7, approximately one week after Kim Jong-Un announced closure of base where six nuclear tests have been carried out.

The two Koreas have agreed to a high-level meeting to discuss setting up military and Red Cross talks aimed at reducing border tension and restarting reunions between families separated by the Korean War.

Last month, Pompeo became the first known United States official to meet with Kim, where he helped lay the groundwork for the upcoming meeting with Trump.

Like this: