Norman Dombey

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A framework agreement between Washington and Pyongyang reached under the Clinton administration specified that the US, with ­Japan and South Korea, would build two light-water reactors to supply power in North Korea and that fuel oil would be provided until the reactors were operating. In return, North Korea would shut down the plutonium-producing reactor and reprocessing line at Yongbyon and sign the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT) as a non-weapon state.

When George Bush took office in 2001, he refused to confirm his administration was bound by a “no hostile intent” statement, declared North Korea part of the “axis of evil“, stopped the shipments of fuel oil, and in 2003 suspended the project to build the reactors.…  Seguir leyendo »