In addition to the North Korean leader’s announcement that the country would cease its nuclear tests and its intercontinental ballistic missile launches, Kim Jong-un has also agreed to the inspection by US specialists of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site. in order to check its non-functioning.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has accepted US inspection of his nuclear test site, Bloomberg reported on Monday.
“During a recent meeting with former CIA director and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Kim Jong-un accepted a request from the United States to inspect the nuclear test site. North Korea, “says the agency.
According to Bloomberg, the North Korean leader also said that Pyongyang had “no reason not to freeze the work on the site if northern security is guaranteed.”
As the agency adds, the US is “looking at different scenarios to verify the operation of North Korea’s nuclear facilities” after their inspectors have received official permission to access them.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un announced on Saturday that the country was ceasing nuclear tests and launching intercontinental ballistic missiles, saying the nuclear test site at Punggye-ri (north) was going to close because it had “filled its mission”. However, he did not mention the dismantling of the Pyongyang nuclear arsenal.
This surprise statement comes before a historic summit that should take place between MM. Kim and Trump, in principle beginning of June.