S.Korea checking report on North's uranium plants

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Tuesday, 14 December 2010 06:00 GMT

SEOUL, Dec 14 (Reuters) - South Korea is still checking on reports that North Korea has 3-4 uranium enrichment sites in addition to its main nuclear site at Yongbyon, Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan told a press briefing on Tuesday.

"It is a report based on what is still intelligence and let me just say that we have been following this issue for some time," Kim said.

(Reporting by Jack Kim; Writing by David Chance; Editing by Miral Fahmy)

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