SINGAPORE--Japan, finding itself effectively sidelined in moves to hold a historic meeting between the leaders of the United States and North Korea, called June 2 for no let-up in pressure on the nuclear issue until Pyongyang demonstrated "verifiable and irreversible dismantlement of its weapons of mass destruction."
Addressing the Asia Security Summit, also referred to as the International Institute for Strategic Studies's Shangri-La Dialogue, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera urged other nations not to reward North Korea for simply responding to calls for dialogue, reminding them of Pyongyang's past history of broken promises.
The forum was held less than two weeks before a scheduled June 12 meeting here between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump.
気になった単語はverifiable /vérəfὰɪəbl/ です。ableとあるところから、〜できるとなりますが、実際はどのような意味になるのでしょうか。
『ジーニアス英和辞典』(第五版、大修館書店)では「確認(立証)できる」とありました。また、LDOCEには “verify” の形で載っており “to discover whether something is correct or true” “to state that something is true” と説明がありました。