North Korea to Suspend Nuclear Activities

North Korea to Suspend Nuclear Activities

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North Korea-flagThe United States said Wednesday North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear activities and accept a moratorium on nuclear and long-range missile tests, in a breakthrough in negotiations with the secretive communist nation.

In a key concession, North Korea said it had agreed to allow International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors to verify and monitor a moratorium on uranium enrichment activities at its main Yongbyon nuclear complex, “with a view to maintaining positive atmosphere’ for the US-North Korea talks”.

(READ the AP story in the Chicago Tribune)