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North Korea leader sincere, must be rewarded for move to abandon nuclear weapons: South Korean president

PARIS (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is sincere and really means to abandon nuclear weapons, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told a French newspaper, adding that the international community needed to reward him for that. FILE PHOTO – South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walk during a luncheon, in this photo ...

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China’s CGN says British cooperation to continue despite U.S. nuclear restrictions

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – State-run China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN), a leading developer of reactors in the country, said on Saturday a proposed project in Britain was not imperiled by new U.S. rules blocking it from acquiring American technology. CGN and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) are jointly promoting an advanced third-generation reactor known as the Hualong One to overseas ...

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Pompeo says North Korea’s Kim ready to allow inspectors into nuclear, missile sites

SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was ready to allow international inspectors into the North’s nuclear and missile sites. North Korea’s nuclear test center was completely dismantled in accordance with the decision of the 3rd Plenary Meeting of the 7th General Conference of the Workers’ Party of Korea ...

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Pompeo says North Korea ready to let inspectors into missile, nuclear sites

SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was ready to allow international inspectors into the North’s nuclear and missile testing sites, one of the main sticking points over an earlier denuclearization pledge. Pompeo, who met Kim during a short trip to Pyongyang on Sunday, said the inspectors would visit ...

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Iran is complying with nuclear deal restrictions: IAEA report

VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran has remained within the main restrictions on its nuclear activities imposed by a 2015 deal with major powers, a confidential report by the U.N. atomic watchdog indicated on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria, June 12, 2017. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader/File Photo In its second quarterly report since President Donald Trump announced ...

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Iran’s Khamenei says Europe cannot save nuclear deal, help economy

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday cast doubt on the ability of European countries to save Iran’s 2015 nuclear accord with world powers, now under threat following a U.S. withdrawal, and said Tehran might abandon the agreement. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his cabinet meet the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran, Iran August ...

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Iran resumes talks with Russia to build new nuclear power plant

(Reuters) – Iran has resumed talks with Russia to build a new nuclear power plant capable of generating up to 3,000 megawatts of electricity, energy minister Reza Ardakanian said Saturday, according to the Tasnim news agency. The Islamic Republic currently has the capacity to produce 1,000 megawatts of nuclear electricity, Tasnim reported. Iran already runs one Russian-built nuclear reactor at ...

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Trump cancels Pompeo’s trip to North Korea over stalled nuclear diplomacy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his top diplomat’s planned trip to North Korea on Friday, publicly acknowledging for the first time that his effort to get Pyongyang to denuclearize had stalled since his summit with the North’s leader.Trump partly blamed China for the lack of progress with North Korea and suggested that talks with Pyongyang, led ...

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