April 10, 1998 |
Clinton administration officials say a lack of money could soon halt work on a nuclear power plant under construction in North Korea that is the centerpiece of the 4-year-old deal to stop that country's nuclear weapons program. Despite a series of meetings over the past several months, the United States, Japan and South Korea have been unable to work out payment for the $5.1-billion project.
January 18, 2007 |
The U.S. and North Korea held a second day of bilateral talks in Berlin related to efforts to curb the communist state's nuclear weapons program. Officials said Washington's willingness to talk directly with Pyongyang, as North Korea has long sought, suggests it may be ready to compromise over a crackdown on North Korea's finances.