Key North Korean nuclear reactor has been shut down for months: IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano addresses a news conference during a board of governors meeting at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna, Austria March 4, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

VIENNA (Reuters) – The nuclear reactor that is believed to have supplied much of the plutonium for North Korea’s nuclear weapons appears to have been shut down for the past three months, the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, without suggesting why. The 5-megawatt reactor is part of North Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear complex, the possible […]

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