Despite the failed summit meeting with North Korean President Kim Jong-Un makes it holds the U.S. government for possible to close by the end of the first term of President Donald Trump 2020, an agreement on denuclearization of the country.

a high-ranking employee of the US said foreign Ministry on Thursday (local time) in Washington. This is the time to plan, you working. “We are not so far, as we wanted to be, but we are making progress.”

trump is the second direct Meeting with Kim at the end of February in Vietnam, was gone without a final Declaration. Both sides were in the Central question of divided, like North Korea of its nuclear weapons and missile Arsenal to disarm and to give consideration to it. The abrupt end of the summit, was a setback for the efforts to the denuclearization of North Korea.

Last updated experts reports for headlines, according to which North Korea is based, apparently, a rocket launch facility at a rapid pace again. The new construction activity in Sohae, on the West coast be seen in satellite images, which had only been two days after the summit of Trump and Kim in Hanoi made, reported the Website of the “Beyond Parallel”. This is connected to the center for Strategic and International studies (CSIS) and sees itself as an expert platform to the issues of reunification on the Korean Peninsula.

The plant had been used in the past, among others for satellite launches, it said. The technology of launchers corresponds in many points of inter-continental missiles. The facility in Sohae had not been operated since August of 2018. The images suggested, therefore, that “the current activities with intent and purpose to be addressed”. The authors suggest that North Korea is pursuing a rapid reconstruction.

Kim had announced, according to the South Korean President, Moon Jae In at their Meeting in September, to allow the test facility for Rocket engines in Sohae launch and the launch pad under the supervision of international inspectors to dismantle. The US experts had previously reported in July, North Korea had begun dismantling important parts of the missile system.

The U.S. government said to these recent Reports, we follow the approach of the regime in Pyongyang closely. It was not a question but a crucial investment. He stressed that it shares the view of other observers that the activities were to be regarded as a response to the summit – and as an expression of Anger from Pyongyang. What are the motives to pursue the North Korean Regime, is unclear. Trump himself said on Thursday on the issue, according to these Reports, he was “a little disappointed”.

The U.S. government has, since the days of the summit, in spite of the absence of a result as progress. Also the employees of the foreign Ministry said the talks in Vietnam have been productive. “We fell apart in the Good.” Both sides had moved closer on a number of points. The door for an agreement was still open. Now there must be first a time of reflection. The economic pressure on North Korea will maintain the sanctions remained in force, he stressed. And if the US President to decide this, then the sanctions could be extended possibly even.

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