On April 21, 2018, Pyongyang declared that it was no longer necessary for North Korea to conduct additional nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches, adding that the isolated nation would "join international efforts to halt nuclear tests altogether," a message welcomed around the world.
North Korea’s leader has promised to suspend ballistic missile and nuclear weapon tests – that's what he told a meeting of the ruling Worker's Party of Korea on Friday as quoted by state-run KCNA news agency. Sputnik discussed Mr. Kim's statements with Dr. Joseph Cheng, professor of political science at the City University of Hong Kong.
Another big step from “little rocket man,” as Donald Trump once dubbed North Korean leader, has pitted Twitters against one another. Waves of joy, distrust and a great deal of fun followed a news release from Pyongyang, which has given up ballistic missile and nuclear weapons testing.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday declared an end to nuclear and long-range missile testing and plans to shut an atomic test site, in a surprise move timed to historic summits.
Earlier in the day, state KCNA news agency reported that North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un plans to end nuclear and missile tests immediately and to focus on economic growth.