North Korea Suspends Nuclear and Long-Range Missile Tests

North Korea says it has suspended nuclear tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.  The North's official Korean Central News Agency said the military is also suspending long-range missile tests and said the suspensions went into effect on Saturday.  The announcement said the government is making the moves to shift its national focus and to improve the economy. The development comes less than a week before North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a summit to try to end the nuclear standoff on the Korean peninsula. The United States and North Korea are planning a separate summit, although no date has been set.  Following the announcement, President Trump tweeted he is looking forward to the summit. On Friday, the two Koreas opened a hotline between their leaders, ahead of the planned summit in the Demilitarized Zone on April 27....


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