Yongbyon Nuclear Reactor. North Korea apparently has restarted the Yongbyon nuclear reactor, capable of producing weapons-grade plutonium, that had been shuttered since 2018.
The International Atomic Energy Agency reported that “since early July, there have been indications, including the discharge of cooling water, consistent with the operation of the reactor,” according to a report late Sunday in the Wall Street Journal .
The IAEA called the move “ deeply troubling ,” and in violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions.Yahoo! News reminded readers on Monday: In 2019, North Korea said it would shutter the Yongbyon reactor and additional facilities if the […]
JD Rucker – EIC