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DainBramaged Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-29-12 10:16 AM
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North Korea agrees to halt nuclear activities for food
Source: CNN

North Korea has agreed to halt nuclear tests, long-range missile launches and enrichment activities at its Yongbyon nuclear complex in exchange for food aid from the United States, the State Department said Wednesday.

The state-run North Korean news agency (KCNA) announced the agreement separately.

"Today's announcement represents a modest first step in the right direction. We, of course, will be watching closely and judging North Korea's new leaders by their actions," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday before the House Appropriations Committee.

In return for the moratorium on nuclear activities at this key site, the United States has agreed to finalize a package of 240,000 metric tons of nutritional assistance to North Korea. There will be intensive monitoring to assure the delivery of such assistance is made to those in need, and not diverted to the military or government elites, State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said in a statement.



Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/29/world/asia/north-korea-nu...



Right, how many times have these extortionists done this through the years only to play threaten war and stamp their fucking feet and scream about annihilation until we give in,


Fuck us, taken again.
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Ash_F Donating Member (105 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-01-12 09:04 AM
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1. Stuff like this is the best way towards reconciliation with with NK
Edited on Thu Mar-01-12 09:35 AM by Ash_F
With the previous dictator now dead. But I guess we can go to war or something if this is too sissy for you. Whatever.
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