South Korean officials say that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un stated during his summit meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in that he would close the country's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site in May.
A South Korean court orders the dissolution of the Unified Progressive Party citing pro-North Korean stances. [http:--www.miamiherald.com-news-nation-world-article4651965.html (AP via "Miami Herald")]date=August 2019
North Korea renews war threats against South Korea and the United States, saying conditions "for a simmering nuclear war" have been created on the Korean peninsula. The country also says it is cutting a military hotline, which facilitates the travel of South Korean workers to a joint industrial complex in Kaesong.