North Korea’s Kim Jong-un agrees to shut missile site

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut one of the country’s main missile testing and launch sites. He signed a pledge to permanently close the Tongchang-ri facility, after talks in Pyongyang with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in.

Both leaders also “agreed on a way to achieve denuclearisation” on the Korean peninsula, Mr Moon said. Mr Kim said he hoped to “visit Seoul in the near future” – he would be the first North Korean leader to do so.

China has welcomed the outcome of the inter-Korean summit, saying both sides had found “new and important common ground”.