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US, South Korea discuss nuclear pact

03-05-2011 10:03 BJT

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South Korea and the United States , have wrapped up their second round of talks on revising a "nuclear cooperation agreement" set to expire in 2014.

Special advisor to The US State Department, Robert Einhorn, met his South Korean counterpart, Cho Hyun, in Seoul. The two sides discussed the basic framework for the new pact as well as ways to enhance industrial and commercial cooperation in the nuclear power sector.

More discussions are planned for later this year Seoul is demanding revisions to the agreement, which was signed in 1974. South Korea's storage facilities for spent-fuel from nuclear power plants , are expected to reach capacity in 2016.

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV.CN

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