Kim jong-un has accelerated north korea’s buildup of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, while also modernizing its large conventional force. North korea is willing to discuss relinquishing its nuclear weapons and will freeze its nuclear and missile programmes if it begins direct talks with the us, in a dramatic easing of tensions after.
North korea also vowed to temporarily refrain from testing its missiles and nuclear weapons the surprising declaration, if true, would be a major step toward potentially denuclearizing north korea. Us secretary of state mike pompeo went to pyongyang to get kim jong un to give up his nuclear weapons he left with a harsh reminder that the north korean leader expects something in return. North korea's nuclear programme remains a source of deep concern for the international community despite multiple efforts to curtail it, pyongyang says it has conducted five nuclear tests.
The us defence secretary, james mattis, has said he is unaware of any steps taken by north korea towards dismantling its nuclear weapons programme since the singapore summit and does not expect. Having successfully tested a high-yield nuclear weapon and intercontinental ballistic missiles that can reach us cities, north korea appears eager to engage in talks with the united states not. Here is what we know about north korea's nuclear capabilities and motivation who is in range of its missiles the entire mainland of the us is within the range of our nuclear weapons and the.
News about north korea's nuclear program commentary and archival information about north korea's nuclear program from the new york times. North korea has an active nuclear weapons program & has repeatedly tested nuclear explosive devices it is also believed to possess biological & chemical weapons.