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China Says N.Korea Has Right to Nuclear Power
Chosun Ilbo ^ | 12/22/10

Posted on 12/21/2010 5:01:18 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster

China Says N.Korea Has Right to Nuclear Power

Beijing says North Korea has the right to use nuclear power but should be subject to inspections by the International Atomic Energy Agency. The North recently agreed to the return of IAEA inspectors to nuclear facilities.

"China's position is that the North also has the right to use nuclear power in accordance with the principles of denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the Sept. 19, 2005 joint statement and that it is also subject to the IAEA's inspection," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said Tuesday.

She was commenting on a visit to Pyongyang by New Mexico governor Bill Richardson, who said the North told him it is willing to readmit the inspectors. "China has always supported contact between North Korea and the U.S.," she said. "China hopes such contacts can be beneficial to the resumption of six-party talks and an appropriate solution to relevant issues."

Richardson arrived in Beijing on Tuesday morning winding up a visit that started last Thursday. "I noticed a pragmatic attitude on their part, a more realistic attitude," he told reporters. "When I pushed hard for non-retaliation, I saw a little bit of movement in a positive direction." He said that the North showed a flexible attitude by "pulling back" in response to South Korea's artillery drill on Yeonpyeong Island Monday. This was an expression of readiness for dialogue and important progress, he added.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; nkorea; nuke

1 posted on 12/21/2010 5:01:21 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster; AmericanInTokyo; Steel Wolf; nuconvert; MizSterious; nw_arizona_granny; ...

Time to give up on China. How could we effectively inspect all NK nuke facilities when we don’t know how many are there or where they are?


2 posted on 12/21/2010 5:03:22 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Where’s Hans Blix when we need him?


3 posted on 12/21/2010 5:04:17 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Where your Free Trade dollars end up...Communist China supporting Kim Jong-Il

Supporters of Free Trade with Communist China are Communists.


4 posted on 12/21/2010 5:06:48 PM PST by UCFRoadWarrior (Whenever something is "Global"...it means its bad for America)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

NK is to china as gaza is to iran. A useful thorn to stick in the face of their enemy.


5 posted on 12/21/2010 5:07:31 PM PST by Christian Engineer Mass (Leftys who zone in on Palin miss the point. America's not about single figures. That's for NK/Cuba.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
China has a right to our Walmart dollars ....

Hmmmm ...

and all our debt ...

hmmmm, (again) ....

and half our land ....

Hmmmm ....

6 posted on 12/21/2010 5:07:52 PM PST by knarf (Who's Holi ? - Christ I know, you obviously don't - let me tell you about him - Romans 10:13)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
How could we effectively inspect all NK nuke facilities when we don’t know how many are there or where they are?

Thanks to technology we, meaning the "west", pretty much have this problem solved. But neutralizing these threats is another matter.
Inspecting them? Fuhgeddaboutit...never gonna happen.

7 posted on 12/21/2010 5:12:42 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus - Domari Nolo)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I feel like the old man in the Beer Garden scene in Cabaret where the Germans are falling for the same, old thing ... again.

We have always known that China and Russia are are mortal enemies. Trusting them is foolish and downright dangerous.


8 posted on 12/21/2010 5:20:19 PM PST by Squidster
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To: TigerLikesRooster

It’s time we just take out Kim Il and his crazy grandson. But I don’t think Nobama will do it, we need Prsident Palin to teach them who is boss.


9 posted on 12/21/2010 5:20:24 PM PST by thenooch
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To: Tainan

Many of them are deep underground below thick granite rock. I am sure the west can locate many of them. However, I suspect that there are just as many sites which escape detection.


10 posted on 12/21/2010 5:23:29 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
The chicoms make it so apparent. Empty suit plus wikileaks has them riding high.

The country that refuses to feed it's own people needs nuclear freedom.
11 posted on 12/21/2010 5:24:39 PM PST by allmost
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Beijing says North Korea has the right to use nuclear power......

Fine. How about placing some power lines on your reactor you said was for electricity. Then, you can have lighting/power in all the Nork homes so they can look in their empty refrigerators.

12 posted on 12/21/2010 5:29:21 PM PST by edpc (It's Kräusened)
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To: gandalftb; AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks TigerLikesRooster.


13 posted on 12/21/2010 5:32:42 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

All this trade bought us is a jump-started China by 40 to 50 years. Who could have seen this coming?

...steam coming from my ears!

Now we have an intransigent China that has been modernized thanks to the free-traitors.

We will have to live with a hair trigger North Korea that can do China’s dirty work. It will bristle while China sits there like a Choir boy laughing their ass off.

We seriously screwed up allowing things to get to this point.


14 posted on 12/21/2010 5:47:08 PM PST by DoughtyOne (All hail Obama, Lord of the Skid-mark, constantly soiling himself and our nation.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
One can only imagine how hard it has been to keep North Korea lit up like this...


15 posted on 12/21/2010 5:51:34 PM PST by DoughtyOne (All hail Obama, Lord of the Skid-mark, constantly soiling himself and our nation.)
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To: DoughtyOne

I agree. It is a monumental mistake. Sometimes I am just amazed by the sheer magnitude of human stupidity. All that expertise and experience cannot stop it. My faith on mankind has been dropping for last decade or so. This is the lesson I won’ forget.


16 posted on 12/21/2010 5:53:14 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Correction and improvement:My faith onin mankind has been dropping for last decade or soand a half.
17 posted on 12/21/2010 5:54:45 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

“When I pushed hard for non-retaliation, I saw a little bit of movement in a positive direction.” He said that the North showed a flexible attitude by “pulling back” in response to South Korea’s artillery drill on Yeonpyeong Island Monday. This was an expression of readiness for dialogue and important progress, he added.


Oh, I’m sure he believes this. Sad that peace depends on
such nebulous thinking.


18 posted on 12/21/2010 5:57:04 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I said on another thread that there has been more damage done to our nation this two month period than has ever been perpetrated on us by other nations.

While we have suffered great losses in the past, this has set in motion the destruction of our nation. I am that strident in my objection to what is taking place right now.


19 posted on 12/21/2010 6:02:37 PM PST by DoughtyOne (All hail Obama, Lord of the Skid-mark, constantly soiling himself and our nation.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Rights belong only to individuals, not nations. And how can any nation that violates the rights of its citizens have any claim to any rights for itself?


20 posted on 12/21/2010 6:31:09 PM PST by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be purchased and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Isn’t this actually a concession on China’s part?


21 posted on 12/21/2010 6:56:48 PM PST by Mariner (USS Tarawa, VQ3, USS Benjamin Stoddert, NAVCAMS WestPac, 7th Fleet, Navcommsta Puget Sound)
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To: Mariner
On and off, inspectors have come in and out of N. Korea for years. Chinese statement probably factored into the reality that the West can only inspect facilities known to them(most of them are in Yongbyun,) not the ones NK had not declared and hid it deep underground somewhere.

So this is not really a concession.

22 posted on 12/21/2010 7:16:23 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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