WASHINGTON — The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff said Sunday a report that North Korea is stepping up its nuclear program is more evidence of the country's belligerent behavior.
An American nuclear scientist who recently visited North Korea said he was taken to a small industrial-scale uranium enrichment facility and told that low-enriched uranium was being produced for a new reactor.
Adm. Mike Mullen, the top US military officer, said such activities would violate UN Security Council resolutions and agreements by North Korea over its nuclear program.
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