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N Korea at crossroads

North Korea conducting tests at reactor site: UN report

Despite economic woes, reclusive state pushing ahead with weapons programs

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and an aerial view of a light water nuclear reactor and a 5 MW nuclear reactor at Yongbyon. (Source photos by Reuters and 2020 Maxar Technologies/Getty Images)

NEW YORK -- North Korea has conducted tests at the Yongbyon nuclear complex recently, according to a draft U.N. report obtained by Nikkei.

The tests occurred between December 2020 and February this year, according to a draft report from an expert panel for the U.N. sanctions committee on North Korea, which operates under the U.N. Security Council.

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