Chinese and US Cooperation on Freezing North Korea’s Nuclear Programs

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Voice of Han

Publication Date

Fall 2007


In February 2007, North Korea agreed to freeze the reprocessing of plutonium from spent fuel at the Yongbyon graphite nuclear reactor. North Korea’s agreement was the product of six-party talks among North Korea, China, the United States, South Korea, Japan and Russia. Pressure from China was particularly instrumental in moving North Korea toward the freeze. This article examines China’s efforts to seek a non-nuclear Korean Peninsula.


Dr. Larus' article begins on page 28.

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