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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 21.11.10 | 20:08 (IST)

    There was the 'Agreed Framework.' The Agreed Framework provided for two light water moderated power reactors to be build by South Korea and fuel suppled for them. This was to reduce North Korea's need to import oil for electricity generation. Then Newt Gingrich's Republican Revolution prevented the USA from fulfilling it's obligation under the Agreed Framework to fund the power reactors. North Korea's need for electricity has not vanished, and it still has no source for oil in country. North Korea has plenty of Uranium and is building a light-water power reactor while manufacturing fuel for the same. Why all the hysteria now about what has been known since the Bush administration is a question that should be asked.

    from the article: U.S.: Description of North Korea nuclear facility 'confirms' our fears
    First published 17:29 21.11.10 | Last updated 17:29 21.11.10
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