Offbeat U.S. demanded N.Korea ship some nuclear warheads, ICBM abroad within 6 mths-media

08:31  17 may  2018
08:31  17 may  2018 Source:   reuters.com

North Korea to dismantle nuclear test site May 23-25: state media

  North Korea to dismantle nuclear test site May 23-25: state media North Korea has scheduled the dismantlement of its nuclear test site for sometime between May 23 and 25 depending on weather conditions in order to uphold its pledge to discontinue nuclear tests, state media said on Saturday. The country's central news agency said the dismantlement of the nuclear test ground would involve collapsing all of its tunnels with explosions, blocking its entrances and removing all observation facilities, research buildings and security posts.Journalists from other countries, including the United States and South Korea, will be invited to cover the event.

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The United Stated has demanded North Korea ship some nuclear warheads, an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and other nuclear material overseas within six months, the Asahi newspaper said on Thursday, citing several sources familiar with North Korean issues.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also appeared to have told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, when they met earlier this month, that Washington might remove Pyongyang from a list of state sponsors of terrorism if the North ships out those nuclear items, the Asahi said.

Foreign media head to N.Korea to witness nuclear site shutdown

  Foreign media head to N.Korea to witness nuclear site shutdown A group of roughly two dozen journalists from Western and Chinese news organizations departed for North Korea on Tuesday to witness the closure of its nuclear test site. Journalists from the Associated Press, CNN, CBS, Russia Today and Chinese state media outlets were among those seen checking in at Beijing Capital International Airport to catch a 9:00 a.m. (0100 GMT) Air Koryo flight, which took off at 9:48 a.m., according to the airport's website.

North Korea has not completed several steps required to qualify an ICBM nuclear weapon system. Attach a nuclear warhead to that and we are in for some dark days. It can be a bomb .Explosive or nuclear warhead . Within how many seconds will the U . S . detect it?

The Chinese nuclear stockpile is composed primarily of warheads for ballistic missiles of different ranges and some bombs for aircraft, and As China replaces older medium - and intermediate-range ballistic missiles with longer-range types, ICBMs (using U . S . ICBM range definition, Figure 12) will

If Pyongyang agrees to complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation at a planned summit with the United States on June 12, Washington is considering giving guarantees for Kim's regime and including that stance in a joint statement by the two leaders, the newspaper report said.

North Korea has thrown into question next month's unprecedented summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, denouncing on Wednesday U.S.-South Korean military exercises as a provocation and calling off high-level talks with Seoul. (Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Linda Sieg and Michael Perry)

Pompeo: U.S. to help North Korea economy if it gives up nukes .
<p>Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered economic help Friday to impoverished North Korea if it gives up its nuclear weapons, as the two countries prepare for an historic summit between President Donald Trump and leader Kim Jong Un.</p>WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered economic help Friday to impoverished North Korea if it gives up its nuclear weapons, as the two countries prepare for an historic summit between President Donald Trump and leader Kim Jong Un.

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