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Report: North Korea Has Up to 5,000 Tons of Chemical Warfare Agents

Breitbart.com reports: “North Korea has likely amassed between 2,500 and 5,000 tons of chemical weapons, including extremely toxic nerve agents such as sarin, in recent years, according to estimates published in a joint report on Tuesday by the RAND Corporation and South Korea’s Asan Institute for Policy Studies, the website NK News reported.

‘If [Pyongyang] deployed [its alleged sarin stockpile] in ideal conditions, the report estimates that a 1,000-kilogram sarin attack could kill as many as 125,000 people in South Korea,’ NK News noted on August 30 after reviewing the analysis.

The joint report cited a ‘ROK 2018 Defense White Paper’ as the basis for its estimate on Tuesday that Pyongyang possesses between 2,500 and 5,000 tons of chemical warfare agents. The ROK stands for the Republic of Korea, which is Seoul’s official name for South Korea…”

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