Image: 38 North
North Korea continues to analyze a polygon Sohe, which launched an Intercontinental ballistic missile, but not touching nuclear facilities. This writes the South China Morning Post.
The panel notes 38North, which monitors nuclear activity of the DPRK, on the ground Sohe dismantled steel structure vertical test stand, removed the fuel and oxidizer. Gradually disassembled and the walls on the launch pad.
In private research, Yonsei University (Seoul, South Korea) note that it is associated with an Intercontinental ballistic missile objects occupy the first place among threats to the US, because they can potentially deliver a nuclear warhead to American territory. In this regard, the dismantling Sohe is a significant step, which may mean Pyongyang’s refusal from the further development of the technology.
At the same time, experts indicate that North Korea could maintain its nuclear Arsenal to the country’s position during negotiations with the United States was more influential. This, in particular, shows images of a nuclear research center in Yongbyon, made back in June. It is noted that the facility built a new small building, and modified the secondary cooling circuit for the electric plutonium reactor with a capacity of 5 megawatts.
In late July, it was reported that North Korea began to dismantle the polygon Soha. In may, Pyongyang announced the closure of the nuclear test site, Pungere. At the same time us intelligence said that the platform remains suitable for use.
At the summit on 12 June, North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN told the US President Donald Trump on plans the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
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