North Korea To Restart Main Nuclear Complex After Weeks Of Escalating Threats

NPR | April 2, 2013 6:56 p.m.

North Korea says it will restart a nuclear reactor that it shut down six years ago. Pyongyang said it needs to resolve an acute electricity shortage, as well as bolster what it called its nuclear armed force. The move is a further escalation of tension on the Korean peninsula after a series of North Korean threats.


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