1985North Korea signs NPT1993 US discovers North Korean nuclear program. N. Korea announces its withdrawal from NPT1994 Agreed Framework: US, Japan and South Korea agree to provide 2 Light Water Reactors and 138 million gallons of petroleum annually until new reactors on-line2001President Bush calls North Korea part of `Axis of Evil’2002 North Korea expels IAEA inspectors, dismantles IAEA cameras and moves plutonium fuel-rods for reprocessing. Also announces withdrawal from NPT2003 Six-Party talks begin: South Korea, Japan, Russia, China and USFeb 2005Announces possession of nuclear weaponsJuly-Aug 20054th Round of Six-Party Talks – recess calledJuly 2006North Korea launches 7 missiles into the Sea of JapanJuly 2006UNSC Res. 1695 (not Chapter VII, unanimous) – sanctions on missile-related materials to N. Korea and demands halt of ballistic missile program Oct 2006North Korea tests first nuclear deviceOct 2006UNSC Res. 1718 (Chap. VII unanimous) -imposes weapons and financial sanctions on North Korea over its claimed nuclear test, demands that N. Korea
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N. Korea, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, North Korea and weapons of mass destruction