North Korea to close missile test site: Moon

AP
Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Moon also said on Wednesday that the North agreed to take further steps such as permanently dismantling its main Nyongbyon nuclear complex if the United States takes corresponding measures. 

Pyongyang: South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to permanently dismantle a missile engine test site and a launch pad in the presence of international experts in what he described as a specific step toward denuclearization. 

Moon also said on Wednesday that the North agreed to take further steps such as permanently dismantling its main Nyongbyon nuclear complex if the United States takes corresponding measures. 

Moon and Kim spoke at a news conference after signing a joint statement following their second day of summit talks in Pyongyang.  

The leaders of the two Koreas signed a joint statement after their summit talks, but no details of what it said were released. 

South Korean media pool footage showed South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signing the documents in Pyongyang on Wednesday. 

The leaders posed for photos while displaying the documents. 

Seoul says the two Koreans leaders are to jointly announce the results of their summit later Wednesday. 

The defense chiefs of the two Koreas also signed their agreements that Seoul says are about reducing military tensions along the border.

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