Moon asks UN to help verify closure of North Korean nuclear test site | NK News
June 23, 2024
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Moon asks UN to help verify closure of North Korean nuclear test site

UN chief says he will appoint a disarmament official to work on the issue

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday asked the UN for help in verifying North Korea's commitment to shut down its Punggye-ri nuclear test site, during a phone call with Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

According to the South Korean Presidential website, the two held a 30-minute phone call to discuss the UN's role in the ongoing rapprochement between North Korea, its southern neighbor, and the United States.

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