A defector's parasites and diet expose North Korea's malnourished world
Nov 18, 2017, 00:38
That's according to a report released Thursday by 38North, a North Korea monitoring project based out of Washington, DC. If the objects are indeed pieces of a pressure hull, they are bigger than what is used for North Korea's current ROMEO-class attack submarines.
China on Thursday reiterated its call for an agreement between North Korea and the US under which the North would gain concessions if it freezes its nuclear weapons program, apparently contradicting remarks a day earlier by President Donald Trump.
Mattis did not give any reasons for why North Korea hadn't recently undertaken tests, but said the Pentagon was closely watching the country, Reuters reported. Building a vehicle that can protect warheads from the heat and stress of a return flight - or re-entry capability - is critical for developing functional intermediate-range and intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs).
Yonhap noted in a story on Friday that Joseph Yun, the top USA nuclear envoy, indicated earlier this week that if North Korea halts nuclear and missile testing for about 60 days, that it might be the signal that Washington needs to resume direct dialogue with Pyongyang.
While the contents of the defector's stomach do not necessarily reflect the wider population, his status as a soldier with an elite assignment suggests he would at least be as well nourished as an average North Korean.
Meanwhile, China was dispatching a special envoy, Mr Song Tao, to North Korea yesterday.
THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has reiterated its call to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons as it expressed "grave concern" over North Korea's missile tests, saying these "seriously threaten peace and stability" in the region.
A professor at a medical school told the Review that North Korean defectors would often come to South Korea riddled with parasites, with one patient having more than 30 types of roundworms in her body.
North Korea has ignored United States threats to halt its reckless military development, with satellite photos revealing despot Kim Jong-un's latest war toys.
It's been about nine weeks since Pyongyang conducted its last missile test - a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range missile test near Japan on September 15. A further 4-5 percent of North Korea's 24 million people serve on active military duty, and another 30 percent are assigned to a reserve or paramilitary unit, according to the US Office of Secretary of Defense.
But Mr Han Tae Song, North Korea's Ambassador to the United Nations, yesterday brushed off the USA threat.
Pentagon chief spokeswoman Dana White, however, said that "it's perilous to predict anything about what North Korea does or doesn't do, but we're continuing to monitor the situation".
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