North Korea started to dismantle nuclear test site

North Korea started to dismantle nuclear test site

North Korea began dismantling buildings at the nuclear test site, Pungere. It is reported portal 38 North, citing a report of the study group from the University of Johns Hopkins.

Analysts have examined satellite images from may 7, and found significant changes compared to the last survey. This time it was torn down several key buildings, dismantled railway, leading into the mountainous part of the complex, also seen several overturned carts.

The entrances to the tunnels remain open, several “important structures” remained intact. Experts believe that this is done in connection with the upcoming activities for the public closure of Pungere in the period from 23 to 25 may.

On April 27, the Leaders of the DPRK and the Republic of Korea Kim Jong-UN and moon Jae-In held the first ever summit on the South Korean part of the demilitarized zone. The heads of state signed a joint Declaration and agreed to move toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Among other things, Kim has promised publicly to dismantle nuclear test site, Pungere.