South Korea seeks revision in nuclear agreement with U.S.
Korea, US to Tackle Nuclear Energy Pact
The U.S. and South Korea will start discussions on the amendment of a bilateral nuclear energy agreement ahead of its expiration in 2014, South Korean officials said. Under the pact, South Korea is required to seek U.S. permission for reprocessing used nuclear fuel -- a measure taken against its potential use for military reasons. South Korea has called for renegotiations because its used-fuel facilities are projected to reach capacity by 2016. The Korea Times