The six-party talks between Russia, China, the US, Japan and North and South Korea were aimed at setting a timetable for final decommissioning of the state’s nuclear capabilities. They were arranged after experts from the US, China and Russia visited North Korea’s nuclear facilities and reportedly reached a deal on how to dismantle them….[Full Text]
See also “Six-party talks delayed. Is it nuke-related?” from the Foreign Policy blog.
[Image: Satelitte image of Yongbyon nuclear plant north of Pyongyang. Photograph: Space Imaging Asia/AP, via the Guardian]