DPRK to openly close nuclear test site in May

Li Jiayao

SEOUL, April 29 (Xinhua) -- Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), said his country will openly close its main nuclear test site in May, the Blue House of South Korea said Sunday.

Yoon Young-chan, senior press secretary for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, told a press briefing that during the April 27 summit, Kim has told Moon that he will implement the shutdown of the nuclear test site, which will be transparently made open to the international society.

Kim said he will invite experts and reporters of South Korea and the United States to the DPRK for the transparent implementation.

Pyongyang conducted all of its six nuclear detonations in the Punggye-ri test site in the northeast of the DPRK.

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