Korea moratorium on nuclear weapons and missile tests in the DPRK-US talks
data for: cooling tower of North Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear facilities.
Xinhua Beijing, February 29 KCNA 29 days, it was reported that the DPRK Foreign Ministry spokesman said that when the DPRK-US talks on the same day A Korean Central News Agency reporter asked the DPRK decided to conducting effective during the DPRK-US talks moratorium on nuclear testing, long-range missile test-firing and the Yongbyon uranium enrichment activities, and allow the International Atomic Energy Agency on North Korea to suspend its uranium enrichment activities, supervision.
spokesman said the United States reiterated that it would no longer hostile to the DPRK, has been to prepare the spirit of respect for sovereignty, the spirit of equality to improve bilateral relations. The U.S. side expressed its willingness to take measures to expand personnel exchanges in culture, education, sports and other fields. The United States agreed to provide North Korea 240,000 tons of nutritious food, and efforts to bring more food aid. To this end, both sides decided to take immediate administrative measures. The United States made it clear that sanctions against the DPRK is not for people’s livelihood and other civilian areas.the
spokesman said the six-party talks restart, priority will be to discuss the lifting of sanctions against the DPRK and the provision of light water reactors. Both sides acknowledged that the way of dialogue and consultation to safeguard peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula and improve the DPRK-US relations, to achieve the denuclearization of the interests of all parties, and decided to continue the talks.
U.S. State Department said in a statement on the 29th, North Korea has agreed to suspend uranium enrichment activities, while the moratorium on nuclear testing and long-range missile test. North Korea also agreed to allow IAEA inspectors to return to its Yongbyon nuclear facilities to carry out the verification and supervision, the United States agreed to hold talks with the DPRK, to finalize the details of the 24 tons of nutritious food assistance to the DPRK.
declaration of North Korea’s move called “improve the atmosphere of dialogue, showing abandon its nuclear program commitment to move.
South Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman on the 29th, the U.S. and the DPRK reached an agreement commented that the South Korean government welcomed the results of the the United States and North Korea has achieved in the high-level dialogue in Beijing. The Korean government believes that the US-DPRK talks published results reflect Korea and the U.S. work closely with the program’s efforts to make progress for the future overall, fundamentally resolve the nuclear issue laid the groundwork. The South Korean government expects that these agreements can be faithfully fulfill.
Japanese Foreign Minister Genba Koichiro issued a statement on the evening of 29 said that Japan welcomed the U.S. and the DPRK reached an agreement on North Korea to suspend its uranium enrichment activities. He said that this is North Korea to solve a variety of outstanding issues related with the DPRK has taken an important step and look forward to future consultations on the specific implementation of the agreement to progress smoothly.
DPRK and the U.S. third high-level talks held in Beijing from 23 to 24. The North Korean delegation led by Foreign Minister of DPRK Kim Kim Kye-gwan and U.S. State Department North Korea policy of the Special Representative of the U.S. delegation, led by Glyn Davies attended the meeting. DPRK Foreign Ministry spokesman said the talks were a continuation of the two high-level talks in July 2011 and October, the two sides seriously discussed in depth a series of confidence-building measures aimed at improving the DPRK-US relations, and to safeguard the peace of the Korean Peninsula and stability issues related to six-party talks. (Comprehensive Xinhua News Agency reporters in Pyongyang, Zhang Li, Zhao exhibition, in the Washington bureau reporter Yi Aijun, Ran Wei, in Seoul reporter Ji Xin Long and reporters in Tokyo, Wu Gufeng report)