North Korea tells UN aviation group no more ICBM tests

May 11, 2018

The Washington Post:

TOKYO — North Korea has informed a United Nations aviation agency that it will not conduct unannounced missile tests or further intercontinental ballistic missile launches because its nuclear arms program is now complete and it no longer needs to do such testing.

The pledge was made in meetings between North Korean officials and representatives of the U.N.’s International Civil Aviation Organization who were in Pyongyang for talks this week, according to an ICAO statement Friday.

Ri Yong Son, deputy director general of North Korea’s aviation administration, said the tests will not be conducted because the North’s “national nuclear arms program was complete,” the statement said. Ri said North Korea will enhance its cooperation and communications between military and civil aviation authorities.

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