Friday, January 18, 2008

NKorea Unlikely To Abandon Nuclear Arms: Bush Human Rights Envoy

From Yahoo News:

WASHINGTON (AFP) - North Korea is unlikely to abandon its nuclear weapons before US President George W. Bush leaves office in January 2009, his special envoy said Thursday, calling for a revamp of six-party talks to end the crisis.

Jay Lefkowitz, special envoy for human rights in North Korea, also accused China and South Korea of not exerting enough pressure on North Korea during the talks that first began in 2003 to end Pyongyang's nuclear weapons drive.

"It is increasingly clear that North Korea will remain in its present nuclear status when the administration leaves office in one year," he told a forum in Washington.

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My Comment: I cannot say that I am surprised. People are preparing the groundwork to cover their behinds when this entire process collapses (again).

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