Pyongyang agreed nuclear talk

North Korea has agreed with US to stop major elements of its nuclear program in exchange for 240.000 tones of food aid. Ilker Kocas looks at the change of North Korea’s policy.

North Korea has agreed with US to stop major elements of its nuclear program in exchange for 240.000 tones of food aid.

Pyongyang also agreed to abandon uranium enrichment and nuclear long missile tests. In addition to this North Korea announced that international nuclear inspectors (U.N.’s International Atomic Energy Agency) will be allowed to inspect Yongbyon nuclear facility.

Kim Jong Un, The Supreme Leader of North Korea. Photo: Flickr (petersnoopy)

Former head of state of North Korean Kim Jong-il was replaced by his son, Kim Jon-un after his death. Kim Jong -il administration had been refusing to suspend its nuclear program which resulted total abandon of the country in international arena.

came two mounts after the 28 year old new leader Kim Jong-un came to power. The new policy could lead the resumption of disarmament negationations between six parties North Korea South Korea, People’s Republic of China United States of America Russian Federation State of Japan which stooped in 2009.

United States President Barack Obama will visit Seoul within several weeks for a nuclear security summit. The agreement between North Korea and U.S. might cause decrease in tension. The agreement between two countries is the first diplomatic talk since 2007.

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