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North Korea nuclear power plant plans rock politics in the South

Opposition parties accuse Moon of aiding 'enemy' as documents reveal secrets

Questions are swirling in South Korea over whether President Moon Jae-in, right, presented plans to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, at their historic meeting in April 2018 to potentially help his country build a nuclear power plant. (Source photos by Reuters)

SEOUL -- Political turmoil has erupted in South Korea after a local broadcaster in late January disclosed the existence of government documents about a potential plan to help North Korea build a nuclear power plant.

The papers were prepared on the occasion of 2018 summits between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that boosted a mood of reconciliation between their divided countries, according to Seoul Broadcasting System.

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