New US national security advisor wants to use Libya-style nuclear deal with North Korea

  • Libyan Express |
  • Tuesday 27 March 2018

New US national security advisor wants to use Libya-style nuclear deal with North Korea (Photo: Internet)

On March 19, the new U.S. national security adviser John Bolton told Radio Free Asia that he hoped Trump would follow the Libya model in demanding that North Korea give up its nuclear weapons, and that it could be a “very short meeting” if Kim refused.
 
“But the North Korean leader has regularly cited Libya as an example of why he needs nuclear weapons — to deter a U.S. invasion.” Bloomberg reported.
 
The last remnants of Libya’s nuclear program were loaded onto an aircraft in 2009 and shipped out of the country, part of a U.S.-brokered deal with dictator Muammar Gaddafi to disarm in return for sanctions relief.
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