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    Reports: North Korea Restoring Rocket Site

    Days after the collapse of a second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, experts say Pyongyang has been rebuilding a long-range rocket launch facility it began dismantling after the first summit last year. Meanwhile, national security adviser John Bolton said North Korea may face even tougher U.S. sanctions if it doesn’t denuclearize soon.

    What does this mean for future talks? South Korea’s intelligence chief reportedly believes Pyongyang is restoring the site either as a back-up option if negotiations fail — or to stage another dismantling if diplomatic efforts are successful.

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