North Korea To Restart Yongbyon Nuclear Reactor

Plutonium and Uranium facilities to be "readjusted" and "restarted"
April 2nd, 2013
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NEW YORK – North Korea announced today that it would restart two facilities at its Yongbyon nuclear complex, a step that will allow the country to start producing weapons grade plutonium and highly enriched uranium (HEU) with “immediate effect”. 

A spokesman for North Korea’s Atomic Energy Agency told a reporter from state media outlet KCNA

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