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First What is denuclearisation?
Denuclearisation means states disposing of nuclear weaponry or power in their possession. It includes removal, banning, or eliminating nuclear weapons or nuclear power sources from a place, industry, or organisation.
what US and NORTH KOREA mean When they talk about denuclearisation:
Denuclearization: What the US mean
- “It’s called CVID — complete, verifiable, irreversible dismantlement of the North Korean program,” said Josh Pollack, senior research associate at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.
- The language has been used consistently by the United Nations Security Council in its resolutions condemning North Korea as far back as October 2006.
- “Irreversible,” in the practical sense, aims to ensure the current facilities cannot be reactivated after they’ve been dismantled, Pollack said.
- Any denuclearization deal would need to include a series of “verifiable” steps for dismantling North Korea’s program, carried out under the eyes of independent observers, former Australian Prime Minister and diplomat Kevin Rudd told in March.
- “Unless there is independent monitoring … any unilateral undertakings by the North Koreans will probably not be worth the paper they’re written on,” he said.
- Inspections could be carried out by an international body such as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) whose inspectors were previously expelled by North Korea in 2002.
- For decades, the US and South Korea have pushed for denuclearization in North Korea.
- In 1991, Pyongyang joined Seoul in signing a “joint declaration of the Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” Two years later, North Korea pledged it would dismantle its nuclear program in exchange for international aid.
North Korea about Denuclearisation :
- When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un promised talks on denuclearization in Beijing in March, according to Xinhua, he didn’t speak of Pyongyang ending its program.
- He spoke of “denuclearization on the (Korean) Peninsula.”
- “To Kim, denuclearization applies to the whole peninsula, which includes the South,” David Maxwell, retired US Army Special Forces colonel and a fellow at the Institute of Korean American Studies, told in March.
- This isn’t the first time Pyongyang has flirted with denuclearization.
Experts View on Denuclearization:
- Experts said Pyongyang has long been expected to push for American military presence across the border to be part of the discussion, a position Pollack said he wasn’t sure had changed despite the South Korean’s president’s remarks.
- Although the US hasn’t stationed nuclear weapons in South Korea since 1992, Pollack said North Korea considered the US’s mere presence on the peninsula a nuclear threat.
- “They really are threatened by superior American and South Korean military power, they need nuclear weapons to try and prevent an invasion in their view,” Pollack said.
- “They feel the need to equate their nuclear program with the (US and South Korean) military alliance and claims the military alliance is a nuclear threat, when there’s no real grounds for that.”
- Experts said North Korea’s apparent change of heart on the US military presence in South Korea seemed at best a temporary concession or, at worst, an attempt to drive a wedge between Washington and Seoul.
- “The pessimistic interpretation is that Kim is intent on making concession after concession in private to show Moon that he is the reasonable one, with the expectation that Trump will ultimately be unable or unwilling to deliver,” Pollack said.