KEDO


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KEDOKorean Energy Development Organization (aka Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization; South Korea, North Korea and US)
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In a 1994 deal linked to North Korea's promise to denuclearize, KEDO, which
KEDO. Since 1995, the United States has provided over $400 million in energy assistance to North Korea under the terms of the 1994 Agreed Framework, in which the DPRK agreed to halt its existing plutonium-based nuclear program in exchange for energy aid from the United States and other countries.
But KEDO has virtually stopped operations since the current nuclear crisis erupted in October 2002 when Washington alleged that Pyongyang admitted to running a secret uranium enrichment program.
In addition, board members from Japan, South Korea, the United States and the European Union (EU) talked with the KEDO Secretariat about the outcome of a second round of six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear arms ambitions in Beijing in late February.
Kyoo wa Agawa Saki no kekkonshiki desu kedo, Saki-chan wa komattemasu.
KEDO, an international consortium of the European Union, Japan, South Korea and the U.S., has been undertaking the reactor replacement project.
KEDO, based in New York, was established under a 1994 agreement between North Korea and the United States.
La representacion diplomatica dijo que KEDO construye un nuevo modelo de reactor de agua ligera que sustituira a las que producirian plutonio para usos belicos y destaco que el gobierno neozelandes abastecera de petroleo a Norcorea, hasta que se concrete el proceso de reconversion de las plantas nucleares.
The EU Council of Ministers decided without a debate on 20 March to renew its participation in theaKorean Peninsula Energy Development Organisation (KEDO).aThe objective of the common position adopted by the member states is to enable the EU to participate in the process of terminating the light water reactor project "as soon as possible" and to wind up KEDO in an orderly manner before the end of 2006.
About 60% has taken the form of food aid and about 40% was energy assistance channeled through the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization (KEDO), the multilateral organization established in 1994 to provide energy aid in exchange for North Korea's pledge of that year to halt its existing nuclear program.
NEW YORK - The executive board of the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization (KEDO) decided Tuesday to suspend for a year a project to build two light-water reactors in North Korea, a source at the international consortium said.
The meeting ''was not aimed at setting a direction'' on specific issues, a Japanese official said when asked if the three countries made a decision on the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization (KEDO) project.