seoul - North Korea has invited eight South Korean journalists to attend the decommissioning of a nuclear test site. According to South Korean state press agency Yonhap, they are transferred by train to Punggye-ri, where several nuclear tests have been carried out.
The South Korean Reunification Ministry announced on Tuesday that South Koreans could fly from China to North Korea on 22 May. They get on the train there. North Korea announced earlier that journalists from Russia, China, the United States and Great Britain are also invited.
The dismantling of Punggye-ri takes place in the run-up to the historic meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump. Critics argue that the test location has already become unusable due to the nuclear tests.
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