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Japan mulls sending nuclear experts to North Korea—reports

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The Japanese government is considering plans for dispatching experts to North Korea to take part in denuclearization process, Japanese media reported Sunday. Japan’s Yomiuri Shinbum on Sunday reported…
The Japanese government is considering plans for dispatching experts to North Korea to take part in denuclearization process, Japanese media reported Sunday.
Japan’s Yomiuri Shinbum on Sunday reported that Tokyo is reviewing such plans, citing a number of government officials.
According to the report, if realized, the plan will see a number of civilian Japanese experts on dismantling nuclear facilities taking part in scrapping Pyongyang’s nuclear program, as agreed by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
The daily reported that while the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons limits Japan’s involvement in dismantling nuclear weapons, the treaty does allow for its participation in decommissioning nuclear reactors, uranium enrichment facilities and others related to nuclear programs.

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