El-Baradei said a letter he received from Pyongyang expressed a desire "to go back to being a member" of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
On February 13, North Korea reached a deal at six-party talks to disable its main nuclear complex in return for fuel oil.
(compiled from agency reports)
Nuclear Power's Resurgence
Nuclear-fuel pellets being produced in Kazakhstan (TASS)
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