U.S. to resume North Korea’s weapons tests, “Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, cooperation with the international community”

The United States emphasized the goal of denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and emphasized that it will continue to cooperate with the international community to prevent progress in North Korea’s development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and ballistic missiles.

According to the local media, Voice of America (VOA), an official from the National Security Council (NSC) spokesperson’s office at the White House on the 20th (local time) said, “We will not comment on the hypothetical situation, but we are very clear that our goal is the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. there,” he said.

This is in response to North Korea’s indication of a plan to resume nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test launches, which had been suspended since 2018, by saying that North Korea “directed the United States to review the issue of resuming all activities that were temporarily suspended”. is a reaction to

An NSC official said, “We are ready to engage in serious and continuous diplomacy without preconditions to achieve tangible progress. We will continue,” he said.

White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan is believed to have discussed the North Korean issue over the phone with Japan’s chief of security.

In a press release on the same day, NSC said in a press release that Sullivan’s phone call with Japan’s National Security Agency (NSS) Director Takeo Akiba “discussed key issues in the U.S.-Japan alliance, North Korea, China and economic issues in the Indo-Pacific.”




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