International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors confirm the closure of the Yongbyon reactor in North Korea.
- International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors arrive at the Yongbyon reactor in North Korea to discuss plans to shut it down. It follows North Korea test firing of short-range missiles yesterday.
- New satellite imagery released by think tank 38 North indicates North Korea has resumed operations at its Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center in North Pyongan Province.
- North Korea announces it will resume activities in the Yongbyon nuclear complex, closed since 2007.
- The International Atomic Energy Agency receives an invitation from North Korea to visit.
- North Korea silences its guns to prevent confrontation with South Korea as the South's "reckless" and ""childish play with fire" military drills continue. North Korea also invites International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors into the country.
- North Korea agrees with United States troubleshooter Bill Richardson to permit the return of United Nations nuclear inspectors.
- North Korea begins to reprocess fuel rods at its Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center.
- Japan's Kyodo news agency reports that North Korea has started rebuilding the Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center in retaliation for the United States failing to remove it from a list of states that sponsor terrorism.
- North Korea destroys the cooling tower of the Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center as a sign of its commitment to ending its nuclear weapons program.
- The International Atomic Energy Agency and the United States Government advises that North Korea is co-operating with plans to shut down its nuclear program.