U.S. spies say North Korea is working on new missiles

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PANMUNJOM, SOUTH KOREA – FEBRUARY 07: A flag flies from a tower in a propaganda village in North Korea near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between South and North Korea on February 7, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea. In a sign of thawing bilateral ties, North Korea today announced that Kim Yo-jong, the sister of North […]

NORTH KOREA (WCMH) — United States officials told the Washington Post that spy satellites spotted continuing activity at a North Korean site that has produced ballistic missiles in the past. 

The Post reports satellite photos indicate “that work is underway on at least one and possibly two liquid-fueled ICBMs at a large research facility in Sanumdong, on the outskirts of Pyongyang.” 

The Post reports the facility in Sanumdong has produced two of North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missiles, including the Hwasong-15, which was proven to be able to strike the east coast of the United States. 

This comes more than a month after President Donald Trump declared in a Twitter post that “There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea.” 

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