May 28, 2013

S. Korea suspends operation of four nuclear reactors due to fake parts

SEOUL, May 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea halted the operation of two nuclear reactors Tuesday, while also delaying the scheduled operation of two other reactors for substandard parts used in the reactors.

Neither the shutdown of the reactors nor the substandard parts used in them posed immediate threats to public safety, according to the Nuclear Safety and Security Commission. Read more.

Yonhap

Related,
- N. Korea says no plans to give up nuclear capabilities - Yonhap
- Halted reactors threaten summer shortages - Korea Herald

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