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USA’s national security adviser John Bolton says USA has plan to dismantle NK nuclear program in a year

Bolton: US has plan to dismantle NK nuclear program in year , WP ,July 1 Washington The United States has a plan that would lead to the dismantling of North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs in a year, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Sunday, although U.S. intelligence reported signs that Pyongyang doesn’t intend to fully give up its arsenal.

John Bolton said top U.S. diplomat Mike Pompeo will be discussing that plan with North Korea in the near future. Bolton added that it would be to the North’s advantage to cooperate to see sanctions lifted quickly and aid from South Korea and Japan start to flow.

Bolton’s remarks on CBS’ ”Face the Nation” appeared to be the first time the Trump administration had publicly suggested a timeline for North Korea to fulfill the commitment leader Kim Jong Un made at a summit with President Donald Trump last month for the “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula.

Despite Trump’s rosy post-summit declaration that the North no longer poses a nuclear threat, Washington and Pyongyang have yet to negotiate the terms under which it would relinquish the weapons that it developed over decades to deter the U.S. ……..https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/bolton-us-has-plan-to-dismantle-nk-nuclear-program-in-year/2018/07/01/36cc63d6-7d3d-11e8-a63f-7b5d2aba7ac5_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.bfc

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July 2, 2018 - Posted by | politics international, USA, weapons and war

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