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21 August 2017 14:10 (South Africa)

US, South Korea engaged in nuclear fuel dispute

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

North Korea isn't the only country on the Korean peninsula in disagreement with the US over its nuclear policy. South Korea wants to recycle the used fuel from its nuclear power plants, but is not allowed to do so in terms of its 1974 nuclear treaty with the US. The Us is concerned because while the recycled fuel can be used to power nuclear reactors, it can also be used to make atomic bombs. The treaty expires in 2014, so expect a few years of tense and intense negotiations around the issue. Read more: The New York Times

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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