Report: S.Korea's Moon asks U.N. to verify North's nuclear test site shutdown

By REUTERS
May 1, 2018 09:42
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SEOUL - South Korean President Moon Jae-in has asked the United Nations to help verify North Korea's planned shutdown of its nuclear test site, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said Tuesday.

Moon made the request in a phone call Tuesday with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Yonhap reported.Several days before Friday's historic summit between Moon and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, the North had promised to dismantle its Punggye-ri nuclear test site to "transparently guarantee" its dramatic commitment to stop all nuclear and missile tests


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