North Korea resumes activity at nuclear test site, watchdog says

Kim Jong-un celebrates a nuclear test with scientists

The global community has scaled up efforts to rein in North Korea, which has always been hell-bent on nuclear advancement, in light of its nuclear test earlier this month and its string of recent missile launches.

In 2006, the Six Party Talks faltered, and North Korea conducted several ballistic missile launches.

"The two prime ministers strongly urged North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes and not to take any further provocative actions, and to fully comply with its global obligations under relevant UNSC resolutions including the newly and unanimously adopted resolution 2375, and other worldwide commitments", said the joint statement.

The Korea Times reports that South Korea successfully conducted its first live-fire drill for an advanced air-launched cruise missile on September 12.

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In a statement, North Korea responded by calling the actions "state terrorism" and that the "chief culprit" involved in "cooking up the "sanctions resolution", be beaten to death with a stick fit for a rabid dog".

Commercial satellite imagery has helped identify multiple landslides at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site near Mt. Mantap, the analysts say in a new report published on 38 North, a website devoted to news out of North Korea.

North Korea is no stranger to making bombastic threats toward its perceived enemies. That led to Resolution 1718, establishing a United Nations sanctions regime, aiming to stop all nuclear, ballistic missile, and other weapons of mass destruction programs. On July 28, North Korea tested one that could theoretically hit major United States cities like Chicago, New York, or even Washington, DC.

North Korea also uses trusted agents and third party companies located in other countries to facilitate prohibited trade. Officials want to end the standoff preferably through diplomatic negotiations, where Pyongyang agrees to give up its nuclear weapons.

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President Moon Jae-in on Thursday dismissed the idea of a nuclear-armed South Korea, rejecting growing public discussion of whether atomic weapons are needed to counter threats from the North. Despite being much smaller, the country appears to be trying to antagonize its enemies, especially South Korea, China, the USA and Japan.

"It makes sense that they would use their existing tunnel network attached to the North Portal entrance, because this leads to where the overburden is the greatest", Hanham said.

Seoul apparently notified Tokyo, Washington and others of its deliberations.

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