September 21, 2020

North Korea says it has dismantled nuclear testing ground

Nuclear Weapons Institute of the DPRK issues statement after media witnesses tunnel detonations

North Korean has "completely" dismantled its nuclear testing ground at Punggye-ri, a statement by the Nuclear Weapons Institute of the DPRK said on Thursday.

The statement, published by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), comes shortly after international media organizations - present at the Punggye-ri site - reported witnessing the destruction of several tunnels.