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UN agency confirms N. Korea reactor shutdown

by Pat Coate | July 16, 2007
"It's a good step in the right direction."
- Mohamed El-Baradei, IAEA head

Seoul, North Korea - The UN's nuclear watchdog confirmed Monday that North Korea has shut the reactor which produces bomb-making plutonium ...

The North announced Sunday it had closed the Yongbyon complex, its first step since 2002 towards ending a programme which culminated in an atomic bomb test last October.

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