AP NSL Media Journal Week #3 (1)

AP NSL Media Journal Week #3 (1) - September 13, 2004 Blast...

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September 13, 2004 Blast wasn't nuclear, North Korea says By The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said that a large explosion several days ago was a planned demolition for a hydroelectric project, the BBC reported today. North Korean Foreign Minister Paek Nam Sun said the blast was intentional. He was responding to a request for information from British Foreign Office Minister Bill Rammell, who is visiting Pyongyang, the British Broadcasting Corp. said on its Web site. South Korean and U.S. officials said yesterday that a huge mushroom cloud that reportedly billowed up from North Korea on Thursday was not caused by a nuclear explosion but had said the cause was a mystery. Secretary of State Colin Powell confirmed a New York Times report that unusual activity had recently been detected at some of North Korea's atomic sites, but said there was no concrete evidence that the North's secretive communist regime was preparing for its first nuclear test explosion. The South Korean news agency Yonhap reported yesterday that a mammoth explosion near the
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AP NSL Media Journal Week #3 (1) - September 13, 2004 Blast...

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