North Korea Possibly Prepping For 5th Nuclear Test
North Korea will resume plutonium production and a fifth nuclear test may be imminent, according to reports.
Korea is currently reprocessing spent fuel rods to extract nuclear material and is “on schedule” with its planned production of enriched plutonium for nuclear weapons and energy, the DPRK’s Atomic Energy Institute, told Kyodo News Wednesday.
International inspectors detected “activities related to the five-megawatt reactor, the expansion of enrichment facilities, and activities related to [plutonium] reprocessing” around the Yongbyon reactor, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano told ABC News. “We cannot say for sure, but we have indications of certain activities through the satellite imagery,” he added. – READ MORE