North Korea to Shut Down Nuke Facility?

In a surprising move, North Korea has announced that it will shut down its main nuclear facility “as soon as the right conditions are created.”

What that means exactly, I haven’t the foggiest.

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  1. Perhaps when they have enough material for a bomb that really goes boom.