Dismantle North Korea Punggye-ri

16 May, 2018, 12:21 | Author: Wade Massey
  • N. Korea Expresses Intent to Join Int'l Efforts to Ban Nuke Testing

Han Tae-song, North Korea's ambassador to Switzerland, made the remarks at a United Nations disarmament conference in Geneva on Tuesday ahead of a historic nuclear summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un next month.

North Korea last conducted a weapons test a year ago, and intends to dismantle its only test site later this month.

Some analysts say North Korea is hinting at joining the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty or some other worldwide non-nuclear framework in the future.

North Korea is one of the so-called Annex 2 states that must ratify that treaty for it to come into force.

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In a move welcomed by Washington and Seoul, North Korea said at the weekend it will "completely" destroy the Punggye-ri test site, in a ceremony scheduled between May 23-25 in front of invited foreign media.

North Korea has signaled its intention to disarm its nuclear program as part of broader peace deals, and with the upcoming closure of its test site has no reason not to back the test ban.

"(North Korea will make) efforts to achieve the development of intra-Korean relations, defuse acute military tensions and substantially remove the danger of the war on the Korean peninsula", Han said.

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