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North Korea was suspected of producing plutonium

Северную Корею заподозрили в производстве плутонияThe Agency inspectors are monitoring the situation via satellite.

“There are indications that a plant for uranium enrichment in Yongbyon resumed work”, – said the representative of the IAEA.

Also, the Agency admitting that the plant processes spent nuclear fuel.

As writes the edition, IAEA inspectors do not have access to nuclear facilities in North Korea and monitoring the situation mainly with the help of satellites.

The reactor at Yongbyon, which is the main source of radioactive products required to implement the North Korean nuclear program, was closed in 2007. But in 2013, Pyongyang promised to run it again after the next nuclear test.

In February 2016, the Director of National intelligence James Clapper said that North Korea has resumed plutonium reactor in Yongbyon and could create the plutonium within a few weeks.

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