Will the West engage with North Korea? | Inside Story

The UN nuclear watchdog says North Korea has restarted its main nuclear reactor.
The International Atomic Energy Agency released a report saying it has observed evidence of cooling water from the plant, indicating it's in use.
The five-megawatt reactor is capable of producing weapons-grade plutonium.
That's one of the crucial elements needed to build nuclear weapons.
The finding poses yet another challenge for the U.S. and its goal of denuclearising the Korean peninsula.
Some analysts believe it may be a tactic for future talks with the Biden administration.
But will it work?

Presenter: Dareen Abughaida


Se-Woong Koo - Publisher of Korea Expose- a newsletter on contemporary Korean affairs.

June Park - Fung Global Fellow at Princeton University.

Graham Ong-Webb - Defence Analyst and Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University.

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