DPRK announces freeze on nuclear, missile tests, shutdown of nuke test site from April 21

DPRK announces freeze on nuclear, missile tests, shutdown of nuke test site from April 21

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) said on April 21 that it has decided to suspend nuclear and missile tests and shut down its atomic test site, in a surprise announcement that could give momentum to its upcoming summits with the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the United States. (Apr 21, 2018 07:56:04)

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Two Koreas meet over upcoming summit

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RoK, DPRK agree to hold summit on April 27 in Panmunjom

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The Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on March 29 agreed to hold a summit on April 27 in the truce village of Panmunjom, the first meeting between the leaders of the two sides in 11 years. 

Japan offers DPRK summit, Pyongyang discussing meeting with Japan-Asahi

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RoK unveils list of delegates for high-level talks

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DPRK agrees to high-level inter-Korean talks March 29: ministry

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