A March 6 satellite image of North Korea's Sohae Satellite Launching Station which the 38 North website says “appears to be rebuilt and operational”. Photo: Airbus DS / Reuters

US plays down reports a North Korean rocket site had ‘returned to normal operational status’

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un last year agreed to shut the site – but satellite photos show otherwise
  • US State Department official concedes some activity, but says it is not clear ‘why it’s happening and for what purpose’
Topic |   North Korea

TOP PICKS

A March 6 satellite image of North Korea's Sohae Satellite Launching Station which the 38 North website says “appears to be rebuilt and operational”. Photo: Airbus DS / Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE