U.S.: North Korea Agrees To Suspend Nuclear Activities
The United States says North Korea has agreed to suspend uranium enrichment and implement a moratorium on nuclear and long-range missile tests.
State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland also said the communist-ruled North had agreed to allow International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors to verify and monitor the moratorium on uranium enrichment and confirm disablement of the North's nuclear reactor at Yongbyon.
The U.S. statement on February 29 also said that U.S. and North Korean officials would meet to finalize details of a proposed package of 240,000 metric tons of food aid to the impoverished North.
The U.S. announcement came after envoys from the two sides met earlier in February in China's capital, Beijing.
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