In a historic moment, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has released some exciting news. First, he announced a suspension of nuclear and missile tests. Then he added that the country will also be shutting down its nuclear test sites in the northern part of the country.
“From April 21, North Korea will be stopping their nuclear tests as well as intercontinental missile launches. They will also shut down a nuclear test site in the country’s northern portion to prove the vow to suspend the tests.” — Korean Central News Agency
South Korea has already responded positively to the news and believe it is a good sign for the upcoming talks between Kim Jong Un and president Moon Jae In.
“It’s a meaningful progress towards denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and will contribute to a positive environment for the upcoming talks.” — Yoon Young Chan
The U.S. also believe this is a positive sign for bettering relations with the country. President Trump even tweeted on the subject calling it a “big progress.”
North Korea has agreed to suspend all Nuclear Tests and close up a major test site. This is very good news for North Korea and the World – big progress! Look forward to our Summit.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 20, 2018