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U.S. likely to reject N. Korean offer for concessions
USA TODAY ^ | 04/28/03 | Barbara Slavin

Posted on 04/29/2003 3:38:38 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

Edited on 04/13/2004 1:40:38 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

WASHINGTON North Korea offered last week to scrap its long-range missile and nuclear weapons programs in return for fuel oil and other concessions, but an agreement with the Bush administration remains unlikely. "They did put forward a plan that would ultimately deal with their nuclear capability and their missile activities, but they of course expect something considerable in return," Secretary of State Colin Powell said Monday.


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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: beijing; china; nkorea; northkorea; nukes; rejection; us
"If the North Koreans are hell-bent on having nukes, an interesting tactic might be to try to sow confusion,"

Something to take note of.

1 posted on 04/29/2003 3:38:38 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: Thud
FYI
2 posted on 04/29/2003 5:55:17 AM PDT by Dark Wing
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