Nov 14, 5:00 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Vaishnavi Vaidyanathan 11/14/18 AT 5:00 AM North Korea was reportedly continuing its nuclear and missile activity even after the summit between President Donald Trump and the former nation’s leader Kim Jong Un in June saw the latter agreeing to permanently close its nuclear program, South Korea's spy agency, the National Intelligence Service (NIS), was quoted as saying Wednesday. Participants said the agency made this statement in a report during a closed-door meeting of the parliamentary intelligence committee held Wednesday. The report was a result of the very little progress the denuclearization process has made in recent weeks, which included the cancellation of the planned high-level talks between Washington and Pyongyang last week."Nuclear and missile-related activity is believed to be going on even after the North-U.S. summit. It is presumed that … [Read more...] about North Korea’s Nuclear, Missile Activity Continues Even After US Summit: Seoul
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A study that the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) published on Monday found that North Korea is maintaining at least 13 ballistic missile bases, seemingly contradicting the spirit of denuclearization even as Pyongyang demands sanctions relief as a reward for the steps it has taken so far. The report from the think tank based in Washington, DC, claimed there are about 20 “undeclared North Korean missile operating bases,” of which 13 have been discovered through satellite photography. The North Koreans made a great show of dismantling the missile launch facility at Sohae, which they described as a “satellite launching station.” However, CSIS asserted the actions taken at Sohae were a distraction, a theatrical gesture toward fulfilling commitments made by dictator Kim Jong-un at his June summit with President Trump, while many other bases in remote locations are quietly kept operational.The New York Times pronounced the CSIS report an … [Read more...] about Report: North Korea Continues Missile Research at Secret Bases
WASHINGTON (AP) — Satellite imagery shows North Korea razed some facilities used for testing ballistic missiles last month after declaring it was suspending nuclear explosions and missile launches, a U.S. website reported Wednesday. A stand used for missile ejection tests was demolished near Kusong in the country’s northwest, according North Korea expert Joseph Bermudez. Ejection tests are to test the initial launch of a missile from a canister and firing up its first-stage engine rather than a full-blown launch. His analysis was published by 38 North, a Washington-based website which tracks developments in the isolated nation’s weapons programs. In April, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced he was suspending ballistic missile and nuclear testing, paving the way for negotiations on its nuclear weapons program with the United States that will culminate in a historic summit next week in Singapore with President Donald Trump. In a sign of goodwill, North Korea last … [Read more...] about Report: Imagery shows North Korea razes missile test stand
KIM Jong-un, the tyrannical leader of North Korea, has repeatedly threatened to launch nuclear strikes on the West and its allies. The hermit nation has dramatically accelerated its nuclear weapons programme under his rule but he has now made history by meeting rival South Korean President Moon Jae-in . Here's the latest... What is the latest on the nuclear situation in North Korea? On April 21, 2018, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said the reclusive nation is suspending long-range nuclear missile tests and shutting its test site. Referring to an upcoming, historic meeting with Jong-un, US president Donald Trump said the move marked "big progress". He tweeted: "This is very good news for North Korea and the World - look forward to our summit." Kim even quipped about his missile tests while meeting President Moon Jae-in on April 27 - saying he wouldn't disturb the South's "early morning sleep any more". What nuclear weapons does North Korea have? In July 2017, North Korea … [Read more...] about What nuclear weapons does North Korea have, did Kim Jong-un agree to complete denuclearisation and has the nuclear test site collapsed?
KIM Jong-un, the tyrannical leader of North Korea, has repeatedly threatened to launch nuclear strikes on the West and its allies. The hermit nation has dramatically accelerated its nuclear weapons program under his rule, leading to a series of disputes between Kim and President Donald Trump. Here's the latest... What is the latest on the nuclear situation in North Korea? On April 21, 2018, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said the reclusive nation is suspending long-range nuclear missile tests and shutting its test site. Several states including the UK, China, Sweden and South Korea welcomed the announcement but Japan reacted with caution, saying it must lead to "complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantlement". Referring to an upcoming, historic meeting with Kim, US president Donald Trump said the move marked "big progress", tweeting: "This is very good news for North Korea and the World - look forward to our summit." Pyongyang stopped short of suggesting it has any intention … [Read more...] about North Korea latest – what nuclear weapons does Kim Jong-un have and what has he said about South Korea?