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Satellite Images Showed Activity At A Nuclear Facility In North Korea

Satellite Images Showed Activity At A Nuclear Facility In North Korea

Images taken by Planet Labs and analyzed by experts from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (USA) show an active object in the village of Wollo-Ri near Pyongyang, which experts believe is used to create nuclear warheads.

"This facility has all the characteristics of a nuclear facility - a security perimeter, housing located on the territory, monuments that the leader of the DPRK has not reported visiting, as well as underground infrastructure. And it's right next to a bottled water factory that doesn't have any of these characteristics," Jeffrey Lewis, a professor at the Middlebury Institute of international studies, told CNN.

He noted that there is a lot of transport activity at the facility.

"Vehicle traffic on this site suggests that production in Wollo-Ri continued during the summit process, which stretched from a meeting in Singapore in June 2018 to a meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in June 2019 in the demilitarized zone," the scientist said.

"The latest satellite images show that the movement of vehicles continues, which suggests that the DPRK continues to produce nuclear warheads or their components," the expert added.