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DPRK ready to conduct nuclear test

  • August 29, 2017
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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Most papers wrote from Seoul on a briefing given to the ROK parliament on Monday by the National Intelligence Service (NIS), in which the spy agency explained that the Kim Jong Un regime appears to have completed preparations for its sixth nuclear test at a test site in Punggye-ri, speculating that Pyongyang may choose to detonate an experimental nuclear device around its National Foundation day of Sept. 9. The NIS also reported that the Kim regime is preparing to carry out an SLBM launch test in the eastern city of Sinpo.

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