Thursday, June 26, 2008

N Korea hands over nuclear data


North Korea has handed over a long-awaited account of its nuclear programme to China.

The declaration, which is six months overdue, is expected to detail North Korea's plutonium production efforts.

But analysts believe it will not go into detail about the country's nuclear arsenal or its alleged uranium enrichment programme.

US President George W Bush cautiously welcomed the move but said the US still had "serious concerns" about Pyongyang.

He said he was notifying Congress of his intent to take the communist state off a US list of state terrorism sponsors in 45 days - if the declaration was complete......

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