North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Center: Continuing Activity at the Uranium Enrichment Plant

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North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Center: Continuing Activity at the Uranium Enrichment Plant

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Frank V. Pabian, Jack Liu and Jenny Town

Recent commercial satellite imagery of North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center indicates that operations at the Uranium Enrichment Plant (UEP) remain ongoing, while there is only minimal significant activity throughout the rest of the complex. River dredging continues, as we have reported previously, and we also note the addition earlier this year of an elevated conduit at the Radioisotope Production Facility (RPF) that connects the RPF to two nearby industrial type buildings.

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