North Korea says it has suspended nuclear, missile testing

North Korea says it has suspended nuclear, missile testing

North Korea says it has suspended nuclear, missile testing

Kim Jong-un has announced North Korea will suspend all missile tests and plans to close the site where its six previous nuclear tests were conducted ahead of landmark talks with Donald Trump.

'The United States remains committed to complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of North Korea, ' U.S. Disarmament Ambassador Robert Wood told a news conference in Geneva on Thursday ahead of a two-week conference on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Even better for the world at large is the fact that North Korea's state media ran announcements earlier today that exclaimed, "We no longer need any nuclear tests, mid-range and intercontinental ballistic rocket tests, and that the nuclear test site ... has completed its mission".

But announcing the concessions now, rather than during summit meetings, shows Kim is serious about denuclearisation talks, experts say. "The northern nuclear test ground of the DPRK will be dismantled to transparently guarantee the discontinuance of the nuclear test", KCNA said.

"We will concentrate all efforts on building a powerful socialist economy and markedly improving the standard of people's living through the mobilization of all human and material resources of the country", the DPRK's official news agency said.

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"The decision of North Korea is a significant progress for denuclearization in the Korean península that the world pursues", indicates the presidential office.

He also says he's looking forward to his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

The DPRK will suspend nuclear tests and inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests immediately from Saturday, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Saturday.

An English-language color handout distributed prior to this past January "mentions that the graphite can be used to make artificial isotopes or as a moderator", writes author David Albright in a report titled, "North Korea may be proliferating controlled nuclear goods". Mr Trump is expected to hold a summit with Mr Kim by June.

Russian Federation is welcoming North Korea's decision to suspend nuclear and missile tests, while simultaneously urging the United States and South Korea to scale back on their own military activities in the peninsula.

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China, North Korea's sole major ally which has nevertheless been frustrated by its defiant development of weapons, welcomed the announcement saying it would ease tension and promote denuclearisation.

In an earlier statement released by his office, Guterres wished the two Koreas ahead of their April 27 summit "every success in their courageous and important task of resuming honest dialogue leading to sustainable peace on the Korean Peninsula".

Australia's Foreign Prime Minister echoed that sentiment.

'We remain committed to working with our global partners to bring about our goal of a complete, verifiable and irreversible de-nuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, and to do so through peaceful means'.

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