IAEA on North Korean breach of nuclear non-proliferation obligations

[JURIST] The International Atomic Energy Agency's Board of Governors Wednesday held North Korea in "non-compliance" with its nuclear safeguards obligations under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and other accords, and referred the matter to the UN Security Council. Read the IAEA Board Resolution, a statement by IAEA Chairman Dr. Mohammed ElBaradei, and additional materials on the IAEA and North Korea [IAEA backgrounder]. Get more background on North Korea's withdrawal from the NPT [ASIL Insights article] from Washington & Lee law professor Frederic Kirgis, writing for the American Society of International Law.

 

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