NS  Vol.4 No.11 A , November 2012
Korean potential approach to the multi-lateralization of the nuclear fuel cycle
Author(s) Joo Hyun Moon
ABSTRACT
To prevent the worldwide dissemination of nuclear sensitive technologies and strengthen the safeguards of the nuclear facilities at the same time, the international society has begun to discuss the “multilateral nuclear fuel cycle approach (MNA)”. This kind of discussion will be more vigorous due to the recent nuclear activeties in Iran and North Korean and the Fukushima nuclear power plants accidents. If the MNA would be implemented someday, not even in the immediate future, Korea could be subject to a serious situation since it imports 100% of raw material for nuclear fuel. Hence, this paper reviews the 12 previous MNA proposals and discusses a potential Korean approach to MNA that Korea is able to take.

Cite this paper
Moon, J. (2012) Korean potential approach to the multi-lateralization of the nuclear fuel cycle. Natural Science, 4, 924-928. doi: 10.4236/ns.2012.431120.
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