Hill said there was no reason why North Korea should not close its Yongbyon reactor as agreed under a six-nation nuclear disarmament accord reached in February.
The Proliferation Threat
The Arak heavy-water plant in central Iran (Fars)
BENDING THE RULES. Henry Sokolski, executive director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, told an RFE/RL-Radio Free Asia briefing on January 9 that the West is hamstrung in dealing with Iran and North Korea because of the way it has interpreted the international nonproliferation regime to benefit friendly countries like India and Japan.
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Iran, North Korea Present Proliferation Challenges
Tehran Watches As North Korea Tests Global Resolve
Rogue Nuclear Programs Threaten New Arms Race
Why Shouldn't Pyongyang Join Nuclear Club?