» 02/13/2007, 00.00
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Card. Cheong: “Joy and satisfaction about nuclear disarmament”
The cardinal, Archbishop of Seoul and Apostolic Administrator of Pyongyang, gave AsiaNews his feedback about the signing of the denuclearization treaty and thanked the nations that made a pacific accord possible. There are concerns about refugees and the use of energy aid.
13/02/2007 CHINA – NORTH KOREA
“Nearly final” deal in Pyongyang nuclear talks
Diplomatic sources say the six-party talks under way in Beijing have already produced an accord that will be signed today. It provides for large oil supplies in exchange for the closure of nuclear reactors. Some of those involved have criticized the draft accord.
22/12/2006 NORTH - SOUTH KOREA
Seoul denounces suspected nuclear activity in North Korea
An opposition MP reported frenetic activity in a tunnel near Mount Mantap, where the regime carried out its first nuclear test on 9 October. In Beijing, six-party talks on nuclear disarmament have been fruitless.
13/10/2006 SOUTH KOREA NORTH KOREA
Card. Cheong: "Let's wait patiently, nuclear crisis should be resolved peacefully"
The cardinal, archbishop of Seoul and apostolic administrator of Pyongyang, told AsiaNews the test had been announced but no one could confirm it. The chairman of the South Korean Caritas, Mgr Lazarus You, said blocking aid should not be an option. A Caritas Internationalis meeting will be held in Rome next week to decide how to proceed with the North.
02/11/2005 NORTH KOREA SOUTH KOREA
Pyongyang nuclear six-party talks set for next week in Beijing
The attendance of the North Korean delegation was confirmed during Hu Jintao's visit to North Korea. A groundbreaking agreement has been reached about the joint participation of the two Koreas as one team in the upcoming round of 2006 Asian Games and the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
11/02/2005 NORTH KOREA
Pyongyang threatens and executes
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