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Satellite images may show reprocessing activity at North Korea nuclear site: U.S. researchers

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is warning that satellite images from last week indicate renewed activity at Yongbyon, a site at the heart of North Korea’s nuclear program. According to the Washington-based think tank, the current activity resembles that of “the movement of radioactive material or reprocessing campaigns.”

The news comes just as the US and North Korea seemed to be interested in exploring new efforts to normalize relations between the two countries for the first time since the February summit between US President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung-un broke down. In the past week, Trump and Kim both indicated that a third US-North Korea summit was a possibility.

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