'Start Here' podcast: Traveling to the test site

North Korea says it's going to tear down its big nuclear site. ABC News' Brad Mielke spoke to a journalist who's going to see it with his own eyes.
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Transcript for 'Start Here' podcast: Traveling to the test site
And South Korean officials are more optimistic about the summit saying there's a 99.9. Percent chance it will be held its. Yet allow in the meantime North Korea is moving ahead with plans to dismantle its key nuclear testing site any day now. ABC's bread milk he heard from one of the reporters who flew in to see it happen. Hey guys community here from the start here studio. And is the president casts doubt on whether that big summit would happen the question was will North Korea still keep its promise and tear down its own nuclear test site. Well we know someone who will see that happen with his own eyes Tom Cheshire with our partners at sky news is in North Korea right now. He's part of a small team of journalists that is heading to that test site. How is this tear down actually supposed to work. What are you gonna see this is an amounts assist in their loss of tunnels underneath those tunnels will be exploded and collapsed. They can be used and then the engines is talk will be sealed and keep the through radiation. And the journey here he says is a twelve hour train ride followed by a two hour hike through the woods to get to the site. And remember this is North Korea he says a satellite phone has been confiscated. Along with his personal radiation detector in his entire conversation on start here later this morning. Ticket out an apple podcasts fever podcasting app. And as Diane.

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