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Burma and North Korea working together on nuclear program?

“We continue to be concerned by the reports that Burma may be seeking assistance from North Korea with regard to a nuclear program,” Clinton said.

North Korean FM visits Myanmar amid nuke concerns, Google hosted news, (AP) – 1 Aug 2010, YANGON, Myanmar — North Korea’s foreign minister visited Myanmar on Thursday for high-level talks that come on the heels of a U.S. warning against any cooperation between the two nations on nuclear technology……

Myanmar and North Korea are two of Asia’s most authoritarian regimes, and both face sanctions by the West. They have had increasingly close ties in recent years, especially in military affairs, and there are fears that Pyongyang is supplying the army-led Southeast Asian regime with nuclear technology.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed concern at a security meeting last week with senior Asian officials about reports that North Korea had delivered military equipment to Myanmar, also known as Burma.

“We continue to be concerned by the reports that Burma may be seeking assistance from North Korea with regard to a nuclear program,” Clinton said.

The Associated Press: North Korean FM visits Myanmar amid nuke concerns

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August 3, 2010 - Posted by | Burma, politics international | , , , , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. Nothing raises my concerns like a sentence that has “Nuclear” and “North Korea” in it. North Korea has been stock piling weaponry since the early 1990’s if not earlier and the majority of it is offensive in nature…

    Comment by Solar Panel Rebate | August 4, 2010 | Reply


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