Mystery Clouds North Korea’s Chemical Arsenal

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North Korea has been brazen in displaying its nuclear capabilities and missile ambitions, but lets the world know virtually nothing about its age-old and lethal stockpile of chemical weapons, denying their existence completely.

But new evidence suggests that Pyongyang might retain a significant arsenal of chemical weapons, experts said. Kim Jong-un’s regime may have attempted to ship chemical weapons or missile parts to Syria through a state corporation under international sanction, according to a United Nations report.

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