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Case of North Korea’s Talks

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42 – First Phase: 9-11 November 2005

43 – North Korea threatens to walk out of talks because of the sanctions imposed on Pyongyang by the US Finance Department and opposition of US North Korea’s right to peaceful use of nuclear technology which led to the failure of talks

44 – December 18

45 – December 22

46 – Second Phase, 2006

47 – Pyongyang asks for access to light water reactor, but the US opposes

48 – Third Phase, 2007

49– February 8-13

North Korea committed to stop its nuclear activities, shut down its nuclear reactor and allowed the IAEA inspectors to start their supervision within 60 days in lieu of lifting of sanctions by the United States.

50– In 2005, the United States blocked North Korean assets worth 24 million dollars in Delta Asia bank of Macao on the accusation of money laundering.

51 – July 2006, North Korea launches long-range missile

October 9, 2006: North Korea conducted its nuclear test and following the test the UN Security Council passed a resolution to impose more sanctions against Pyongyang.

52 – Phase One

53 – March 19-22, 2007

54 – North Korea submits a list of its demand for suspending its nuclear activities. The most important among them was lifting of UN sanctions and discontinuation of economic sanctions, which was opposed by the United States.

55– Phase Two, 2007

56 – Finally, North Korea agreed to give up its nuclear plans in lieu of receiving economic aids.

57 – July 18

58 – July 20

59 – Phase Two, 2007

60 – September 27-30

North Korea subjected further dismantling of its nuclear installations to materialization of the promises made by the participants regarding supply of fuel and improvement of political relations with Pyongyang. North Korea announced that it had dismantled 80 percent of its nuclear facilities but had received only 40 percent of the promised fuel. In political field, Pyongyang asked Washington to officially commit itself not to attack North Korea.

61 – Withdrawal of North Korea from Six-Party talks and expulsion of IAEA inspectors

62 – April 2009

63 – North Korea’s Demands

64– * Insuring security of North Korea (Bush’s threat of military attack)

* Agreement with construction of light water reactors

* Agreement with peaceful use of nuclear energy

* Normalization of diplomatic relations with North Korea

* Demands of the United States and its Allies

* Removal of financial limitations and normalization of trade with North Korea

* Freezing of nuclear activities and full disarmament of North Korea

65 – Phase One, 2004

66 – July 26 – August 17

67– North Korea accepts to freeze its nuclear activities in case big powers construct its light water reactors and grant economic aids to Pyongyang.

68 – Phase Two, 2005

69 – September 13-19

• Agreement reached to normalize ties between the United States and North Korea and Japan and North Korea

• Commitment to expansion of economic cooperation

• North Korea agrees to commit itself to turning Korean Peninsula into nuclear free are on the basis of the principle of “action for action “

70 – Round Five

71 – Round Six

72 – February 25-28, 2004

73– Agreement reached on nuclear disarmament of Korean Peninsula and peaceful coexistence between the countries participating in the talks

74 – June 23-26, 2004

75 – Emphasis on the nuclear disarmament of Korean Peninsula within a specific time limit

76 – Round Three

77– Round Four

78– Round Two

79 – Six-Party Talks (North Korea, China, Japan, South Korea, Russia with Representative of the United States)

80 – Round One

81 – Without any result

82 – 27 August- August 29, 2003: Failure to achieve any result to continue talks

83 – North Korea announces that it quits the NPT, expels the IAEA’s inspectors and resumes its nuclear activities to produce electricity in 2003

84 – George W. Bush calls North Korea Axis of Evil and the United States stops dispatch of aids to North Korea

85 – November 1984: Beginning of resumption of diplomatic ties between Iraq and United States and imposition of arms embargo against Iran by the United States

86 – July 1988: Iraq-US relations are upgraded to desirable level

87 – April: Glaspi (US ambassador to Iraq) meets Saddam regarding avoidance of attack on Kuwait

88 – August 1990: Saddam attacks Kuwait

89– February 1991: Attack on Iraq ends and inspection of Iraq regarding weapons begin

90 – December 1993: Iraq allows installation of cameras to inspect its sensitive centers

91 – January 1998: Iraqi officials announce that Scott Ritter, a member of the disarmament inspecting team, spied for the United States in 1998


92 – September: Saddam sends a letter to Kufi Anan allowing unconditional return of the UN inspectors

93 – September:  A US-proposed draft resolution is passed by the United Nations calling for more strict laws regarding inspection of Iraq

94 – August: Iraqi officials welcome a the chief of disarmament inspectors, Hans Blix to Baghdad to conduct technical talks

95 – September: George Bush’s statements at the UN General Assembly regarding military actions against Iraq

96 – June: Talks between Iraqi officials and Anan begin at technical level, but no agreement for inspection of Baghdad is reached

97 – July: Richard Battler warns against Iraq’s access to nuclear bomb

100 – October: Saddam stops cooperation with Iraq’s Disarmament Special Commission

101– November: Return of UN inspectors to Iraq

102 – December: Richard Battler (Chief of UN Inspectors in Iraq) announces that Iraqis do not cooperate and US air raids against Iraq follows after few hours

103 – February: Kufi Anan meets Sadddam Hussein and discusses inspection of Iraqi weapons

104 – March: For the first time Iraq allows inspection of eight military sites belonging to the president

105– October: The United States announces its official policy regarding change of regime in Iraq by approving the Act of Liberation of Iraq

106 – War

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