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U.N. Urges North Korea to Readmit Weapons Inspectors

The International Atomic Energy Agency warns North Korea to reconsider its decision last week to expel arms inspectors and restart its nuclear weapons program. But the IAEA's board of governors declines to refer the matter immediately to the U.N. Security Council for action. NPR's Mike Shuster reports.

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Mike Shuster is an award-winning diplomatic correspondent and roving foreign correspondent for NPR News. He is based at NPR West, in Culver City, CA. When not traveling outside the U.S., Shuster covers issues of nuclear non-proliferation and weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the Pacific Rim.