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UN Inspectors 'Satisfied' with Visit to North Korean Nuclear ReactorJun. 29, 2007
United Nations inspectors say they are satisfied with their visit to a North Korean nuclear reactor that the communist nation has pledged to shut down in exchange for aid.
US Envoy Says North Korea Will 'Promptly' Shut Down Nuclear FacilityJun. 22, 2007
Washington's chief negotiator in efforts to end North Korea's nuclear weapons programs is briefing diplomats in South Korea after an unannounced visit to Pyongyang. He says leaders there have reassured him they want to follow through on their promises to start disabling those programs.
Iranian Nuclear Negotiator to Meet with IAEA ChiefJun. 22, 2007
Iran's top nuclear negotiator is expected to meet Friday, with the head of the U.N. nuclear agency for talks about Iran's nuclear program.
US Nuclear Envoy Makes Unannounced Visit to N. KoreaJun. 21, 2007
The senior U.S. diplomat in charge of negotiating an end to North Korea's nuclear weapons programs is in the North Korean capital. The previously unannounced visit comes just days before United Nations nuclear inspectors are expected in the North to plan the shutdown of the country's main reactor. VOA's Kurt Achin reports from Seoul.
US Envoy Hopes to Make Up for Lost Time in N. Korean Nuclear ProcessJun. 19, 2007
Christopher Hill, Washington's chief envoy to the North Korean nuclear negotiations, says steps toward ending Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programs should be speeded up to compensate for lost time.
US Envoy Says North Korea Should Shut Down Nuclear Facilities SoonJun. 18, 2007
The chief U.S. negotiator at talks on North Korea's nuclear programs says Pyongyang may already have its money back from a Macau bank and should shut down its nuclear facilities in a matter of weeks. As Daniel Schearf reports from Beijing, finding a bank to receive the formerly frozen North Korean funds has proven a big obstacle to restarting the nuclear talks.
Bush, Parvanov Discuss Missile Defense
Bush, Polish President to Discuss Missile Defense Shield
S. Korea Dismisses North's Missile Test as Routine, Begins Talks
White House Says North Korea Missile Test 'Not Constructive'
Bush, Putin to Discuss Missile Defense
Iranian President Says It Is Too Late to Stop Nuclear Program
China Criticizes US Plan for Missile Shield in Eastern Europe
Bush Says Missile Defense No Threat to Russia