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August 3, 2010

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  • U.S. Official Outlines Plan Targeting Firms, Banks that Help Fund North Korea
    The Washington Post
  • US Official: Nuclear Inspection in Syria Possible
    Associated Press
  • Russia Demands Broader Participation in Future Nuclear Cuts
    Global Security Newswire
  • Czech Republic Ready to Host US Missile Warning Centre
    Agence France-Presse
  • India, U.S. Sign Accord on Reprocessing Spent Fuel
    The Hindu
  • Turkey and Korea Aim to Finalize Nuclear Deal
    Al Arabiya
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U.S. Official Outlines Plan Targeting Firms, Banks that Help Fund North Korea

Chico Harlan, The Washington Post
DPRK sanctionsA top U.S. nonprofileration official outlined a plan Monday to penalize North Korea by choking off the international network of companies and banks that largely fund its nuclear weapons program and the lifestyles of its elite.

Robert Einhorn, the State Department's special adviser for nonproliferation and arms control, said during a trip to Seoul that new U.S. sanctions against North Korea will be finalized within several weeks. But he also emphasized the need for cooperation from other countries -- China, in particular -- to target the entities that do illegal business with North Korea.
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US Official: Nuclear Inspection in Syria Possible

David Stringer, Associated Press
The U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency will likely consider a special inspection of Syria to answer nagging questions over its nuclear activities, the U.S. ambassador to the organization said Tuesday.
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Russia Demands Broader Participation in Future Nuclear Cuts

Global Security Newswire
Russia's top diplomat pressed other nuclear powers to take part in future multilateral efforts aimed at rolling back strategic nuclear stockpiles, Interfax reported yesterday.
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Czech Republic Ready to Host US Missile Warning Centre

Agence France-Presse
The Czech Republic is prepared to host a missile warning centre funded by the United States and incorporated into a NATO missile defence system, Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas said Friday.
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India, U.S. Sign Accord on Reprocessing Spent Fuel

Narayan Lakshman, The Hindu
India and the U.S. on Friday evening signed the much-debated agreement on modalities for reprocessing spent nuclear fuel, under the civilian nuclear deal between the two countries.
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Turkey and Korea Aim to Finalize Nuclear Deal

Al Arabiya
Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) wants a 40 percent stake in a planned Turkish nuclear power plant and would contribute to the financing, Turkish energy officials said on Thursday.
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