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N. Korea already working on reactor: think tank

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North Korea has already begun work to restart a plutonium production reactor in a sign that its confrontational rhetoric may not all be bluster, a US think tank said Wednesday. 

This Agust 6, 2012 satellite image provide by GeoEye on August 22, 2012 shows the Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Centre in North Korea. North Korea has already begun work to restart a plutonium production reactor in a sign that its confrontational rhetoric may not all be bluster, a US think tank said Wednesday.

The US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University said that a satellite photograph seen on March 27 indicated construction at the plutonium reactor at Yongbyon, which was shut down in 2007 as part of a US-backed agreement.

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