N Korea’s nuclear programme going ‘full steam ahead’, IAEA chief says

21-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM Print This Post

North Korea’s nuclear programme is going “full steam ahead”, UN atomic watchdog chief Rafael Grossi said in a speech to an annual meeting of his agency’s member states on Monday.

Governors meeting at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna. Photo: Reuters

Governors meeting at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna. Photo: Reuters

“In the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, (the) nuclear programme goes full steam ahead with work on plutonium separation, uranium enrichment and other activities,” said Grossi, who issued a report last month saying Pyongyang appeared to have restarted a nuclear reactor that is widely believed to have produced plutonium for nuclear weapons.

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