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S Korea, US working closely amid reports of N Korea restoration of rocket launch site

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The presidential office Cheong Wa Dae or the on Monday stated that the national security councils of and the are in close communication amid reports of North Korea's restoration of a

reported that the statement came in response to reporters' questions about whether South Korean is planning to hold phone talks with his US counterpart

In an interview with ABC, US NSA Bolton said that he will be talking with his South Korean counterpart Monday morning. He further divulged that the two officials might discuss showing rebuilding activity at the North Korea's

Chung may have telephonic conservation with Bolton on Monday afternoon.

Several reports surfaced by Seoul's spy agency and two US think tanks speculating that restoration work at the Pyongyang's in Dongchang-ri.

The speculations about the North's possible preparation to launch a missile or a have also been reported by the US media wherein they stated that there has been an increase in the activity at the missile assembly facility in Sanum-dong.

In the interview, Bolton had also said that is watching North Korean activities "unblinkingly."

Last week, South Korea's had travelled to to hold discussions pertaining to North Korea, including efforts being made towards denuclearising the

US and North Korean leader held their second summit last month in Hanoi, The summit ended abruptly as the two leaders failed to reach an agreement.

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First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 06:33 IST