N. Korea pressing forward on nuclear program, report says

“North Korea appears to be moving forward with a program to enrich uranium for nuclear weapons, a development that would enhance its ability to produce bombs and sell its nuclear weapons technology abroad, according to a report to be released Friday.

“The report, “Taking Stock: North Korea’s Uranium Enrichment Program” by the Institute for Science and International Security, comes as a senior South Korean official warned that North Korea’s nuclear program is “evolving even now at a very fast pace.” The official, Kim Tae-hyo, deputy national security adviser to President Lee Myung-bak, told the South Korean JoongAng Daily on Thursday that “North Korea is currently operating all its nuclear programs, including highly-enriched uranium processing,” adding that the danger from the North’s nuclear program is now at an “alarming” level.”

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