N.Korea’s Kim says to shut down nuclear test site: Yonhap

Seoul (AFP) – North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un has announced he will suspend nuclear and missile tests and shut a nuclear test site, Yonhap news agency said Saturday.

“From April 21, North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles,” Yonhap quoted North Korean state media as saying. 

“The North will shut down a nuclear test site in the country’s northern side to prove the vow to suspend nuclear test,” the official KCNA news agency said, according to Yonhap.