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North Korea Still Producing Ballistic Missiles After Summit

North Korea has committed "to work towards complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula," but the statement did not address missile production

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    WATCH: Trump, Kim Jong Un Sign Document at Historic Summit

    President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un signed a joint statement in Singapore on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, that promised work toward building "a lasting and stable peace regime" on the Korean Peninsula. (Published Tuesday, June 12, 2018)

    Arms control experts confirmed that both satellite photos and U.S. intelligence show North Korea is continuing to produce ballistic missiles and work on its missile program, even after the historic June summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, NBC News reported.

    The experts pointed to a July 7 satellite photo that shows activity consistent with missile production.

    News of the continued missile production was first reported by The Washington Post. It came one month after NBC News was first to report that North Korea had increased production of fuel for nuclear weapons at multiple secret sites and that the North Korean regime was working to conceal those facilities from the U.S.

    After the summit in Singapore, Trump and Kim issued a communique in which North Korea committed "to work towards complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula." Missile production was not addressed in the written statement. 

    Trump, Kim Jong Un Sign Agreement to Work Toward Peace

    [NATL] Trump, Kim Jong Un Sign Agreement to Work Toward Peace

    President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met face-to-face Tuesday in Singapore. The historic summit produced a document in which Kim reiterated a pledge to work toward denuclearization and Trump offered security guarantees.

    (Published Tuesday, June 12, 2018)