Tim Shorrock on North Korea Nuclear Deal: Will the US Drop Sanctions and Economic Embargo?

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju walk with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook during a farewell ceremony at the end of their historic summit at the truce village of Panmunjom on April 27, 2018. (Photo: Inter Korean Press Corp / NurPhoto via Getty Images)

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju walk with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook during a farewell ceremony at the end of their historic summit at the truce village of Panmunjom on April 27, 2018. (Photo: Inter Korean Press Corp / NurPhoto via Getty Images)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has pledged to abandon his nuclear weapons if the United States agrees to formally end the Korean War and promises not to invade his country. The announcement came after a historic meeting Friday between Kim and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in in the truce village of Panmunjom. Then, on Sunday, North Korea’s state media said Kim had vowed to immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests, and would dismantle its Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site. We discuss the potentially historic developments with Tim Shorrock, correspondent for The Nation and the Korea Center for Investigative Journalism in Seoul.

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