• Kyodo


Charles Kartman, a former U.S. State Department official and Korea specialist, was appointed new executive director of the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization on Thursday, the consortium said.

KEDO, which is currently building two light-water reactors in Kumho, North Korea, with technical and financial participation mainly from South Korea, Japan and the United States, said Kartman will succeed its current director Desaix Anderson on May 1.

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