North Korea Reactor Shutdown Looms
Kerr, Paul, Arms Control Today
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) officials visited North Korea in late June, almost two weeks after Pyongyang agreed to finish implementing a February pledge to halt its nuclear reactor. Another meeting of six-party talks designed to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis may take place in July, but no firm date has been set.
An IAEA team led by Olli Heinonen, deputy director-general for safeguards, was scheduled to arrive June 26 in Pyongyang. North Korea invited the agency in a June 16 letter after a North Korean banking dispute moved toward resolution.
Heinonen told reporters June 23 that "[t]he purpose of the trip is... to negotiate details" about verifying …
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Publication information: Article title: North Korea Reactor Shutdown Looms. Contributors: Kerr, Paul - Author. Magazine title: Arms Control Today. Volume: 37. Issue: 6 Publication date: July/August 2007. Page number: 41+. © 2003 Arms Control Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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