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N Korea at crossroads

North Korea appears to have restarted nuclear reactor, IAEA says

Yongbyon complex possibly reprocessed spent fuel for weapons plutonium

The International Atomic Energy Agency has had no access to North Korea since Pyongyang expelled its inspectors in 2009. It now monitors the country largely through satellite imagery.   © Reuters

VIENNA/SEOUL, Aug 29 (Reuters) - North Korea appears to have restarted a nuclear reactor that is widely believed to have produced plutonium for nuclear weapons, the U.N. atomic watchdog said in an annual report, highlighting the isolated nation's efforts to expand its arsenal.

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