S. Korea observes anti-proliferation drill

October 29, 2006 09:20

South Korea has sent a delegation to observe a US-led anti-proliferation exercise, the Foreign Ministry said Sunday, despite Seoul's reluctance to fully participate in an initiative that could antagonize its northern neighbor. Seperately, South Korea and the United States have been monitoring activities at a possible nuclear site in North Korea to determine if the communist country was planning a second test, reports said Saturday. The Proliferation Security Initiative to be held in the Persian Gulf on Monday is part of a program that could be used to halt North Korean weapons traffic in accordance with UN sanctions. It will be the first PSI drill since North Korea's October 9 nuclear test.

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