October 2005
Asia Monitor: China & North East Asia Monitor;Oct2005, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p12
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The article presents information on the political and economic conditions in North Korea. Six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons programme are expected to resume in mid-September 2005, after joint U.S.-South Korean drills are over. The fourth round of discussions went into recess on August 7, 2005, and was scheduled to resume at the end of August. North Korea's agricultural sector is steeped in inefficiencies and suffers from a lack of resources. South Korea has agreed to provide farming technology to North Korea to ease chronic food shortages in the country.


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