North Korea Offers Russia Uranium for open support in talks
From News Day
North Korea has offered Russia exclusive rights to its natural uranium deposits in exchange for support at the stalled talks on Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions, a newspaper reported Sunday.
The two countries have been in talks since 2002 on a deal for Russia to import uranium, which it wants to enrich and sell as nuclear fuel to China and Vietnam, according to a report in the regional daily, Tokyo Shimbun, citing unnamed Russian officials.
North Korea recently offered Russia exclusive rights to the uranium in exchange for open support at the six-party talks on the North’s nuclear program, which have stalled since last year, the report stated.
Lil Kim it appears has taken a page from Hugo Chavez’s book and is trying to buy international support.