4,139. 10/15/2002

“In October 2002, North Korea had revealed its secret uranium enrichment program–a clear violation of the Clinton-era Agreed Framework. In response, Washington had canceled the fuel oil assistance that constituted its end of the agreement. Pyongyang then ejected U.N. monitors and announced its withdrawal from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Karen DeYoung, Soldier: The Life of Colin Powell, Page 473

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