Apr 28, 2018 - World

Report: North Korea says it will close nuclear test site in May

North Korea launches missile

North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency shows a launching drill of the medium-and-long range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 at an undisclosed location. Photo: AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS via Getty Images

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reportedly told South Korean President Moon Jae-in "that he would carry out the closing of the nuclear test site in May," reports AFP citing Moon's spokesman.

The details: The spokesman told reporters that North Korea will invite experts from South Korea and the U.S. to witness the closure "to disclose the process to the international community with transparency." Kim is sticking to a promise made earlier this month when he announced the country would stop nuclear missile testing and had plans to close a testing site, explaining that “[t]he nuclear test site has done its job.”

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