Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Clearing North Korea’s nuclear weapons could become a game of hide-and-seek, South Korean official says

Lee Jeong-ho, South China Morning Post; article contains additional illustrations and videos

Instituting a fully verifiable dismantlement process will be difficult and time-consuming, Seoul’s ambassador for public diplomacy [JB emphasis] says

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Despite the pledges made by the leaders of North and South Korea at their landmark summit meeting last month, the situation on the Korean peninsula remains fragile and achieving the goal of complete denuclearisation remains a major challenge, a top South Korean official said.

Ambassador for Public Diplomacy Enna Park told the South China Morning Post that instituting a fully verifiable dismantlement process would be a difficult and time-consuming procedure, especially since the international community did not have all the facts about North Korea’s nuclear capabilities. ...
This article appeared in the South China Morning Post print edition as: Denuclearisation a challenge in fragile situation: official

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