North Korean nuclear site resuming operations

North Korea has made its first official announcement that its main nuclear facility, the Yongbyon complex, has resumed normal operations. The country was improving its nuclear weapons "in quality and quantity", state-run news agency KCNA reported.  

Following its third nuclear test, Pyongyang had vowed to restart operations at the Yongbyon's reactor which had been shut down in 2007. This reactor has been the source of plutonium for North Korea's nuclear weapons programme.  Opinions vary between experts on the capabilities of the plant.

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