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Kim Promises to Shut Main Nuclear Test Site in May — and Let Foreign Media Watch

  • Trump expects to meet N.Korea leader in next 3 to 4 weeks
  • Kim tells S.Korea that North’s test site is still operational

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has promised to close his main nuclear weapons test site in May and said he will invite South Korean and American media to witness the shutdown.

Ahead of an historic meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump expected within the next three to four weeks, Kim told South Korea’s president that two tunnels at the nuclear test site are still in good condition, playing down international speculation that the site was so badly damaged by nuclear explosions that it can no longer be used. Kim’s pledges to Moon at their historic summit on Friday were detailed in Seoul on Sunday by Moon’s chief communication official.