‘Deeply troubling’: North Korea nuclear activity stokes fears

North Korea appears to have restarted a nuclear reactor widely believed to have produced plutonium for atomic weapons, the UN nuclear watchdog said, a likely signal Pyongyang is expanding its banned nuclear programme.
Signs of operation at the 5-megawatt reactor, seen as capable of producing weapons-grade plutonium, were the first to be seen since late 2018, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a report dated Friday.

Robert Kelly is a professor of political science and diplomacy at Pusan National University. He joins us by Skype from Busan, South Korea for the latest updates.

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