Leading up to the much-anticipated meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore next month, a former North Korean official says the country is only putting on a show about getting rid of their nuclear weapons.
Thae Yong-Ho defected from North Korea in 2016, where he was the deputy ambassador to Great Britain. He said, “In the end, North Korea will remain a nuclear power packaged as a non-nuclear power.”
He explained that the North “would oppose intrusive inspections as they would be viewed as a process of breaking down Kim Jong Un’s absolute power in front of the eyes of ordinary North Koreans and elites.”
The remarks from Yong-Hu come during the recent release of his memoir, in which he states, “More people should realize that North Korea is desperately clinging to its nuclear program more than anything.” . . .
According to 38 North, “Between April 20 and May 7, 2018, the probable engineering office building and a possible instrumental shed located just outside the North Portal (where the last five underground nuclear tests have been conducted) were razed along with at least two smaller building or sheds.” (Read more from “Defector: North Korea Will Never Give up Their Nukes” HERE)