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Pyongyang Rescinds Invitation To S. Korea Journalists Covering Test Site

North Korea is banning a list of South Korean journalists from attending the dismantlement of its nuclear test site.
ADDS TO CLARIFY THE DATE WAS WHEN IT WAS PUBLISHED, NOT WHEN PHOTOGRAPHED – In this photo provided on Thursday, May 18, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting of the 7th central military commission at an undisclosed place in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: “KCNA” which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
On Friday, South Korea’s unification minister announced that Pyongyang declined to accept a list of the country’s reporters slated to attend next month’s event.
The latest agitation from Pyongyang has left experts wondering if eliminating the test site will even happen.
North Korea has said its nuclear program is finished, and doesn’t need the test site anymore.
President Trump has threatened to continue a maximum pressure campaign against the rogue regime if Kim Jong Un decides to pull out of the summit on June 12th.

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