N. Korea to destroy missile test site: Report

A North Korean navy truck carries the 'Pukkuksong' submarine-launched ballistic missile during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, on April 15, 2017.
A North Korean navy truck carries the 'Pukkuksong' submarine-launched ballistic missile during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, on April 15, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

A North Korean facility used to test engines for long-range missiles is reportedly set to be dismantled following talks last week between leader Kim Jong Un and United States President Donald Trump .

The facility has been identified by a US official as the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground in the country's west, Reuters reported. Mr Trump had said after the talks that the North would dismantle one of its missile sites, but the North has not confirmed the report.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 22, 2018, with the headline 'N. Korea to destroy missile test site: Report'. Print Edition | Subscribe