Bush says U.S. will ''deal'' with Saddam Hussein
US President George W. Bush said he wants the United Nations to embrace a "strong resolution" to strip Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein of any nuclear, chemical or biological weapons.
"I want to see a strong resolution coming out the UN, a resolution which says the old ways of deceit are gone, a resolution which will hold this man to account,a resolution which will allow freedom-loving countries to disarm Saddam Hussein before he threatens his neighborhood, before he threatens freedom, before he threatens America and before he threatens civilization," the American leader said in a speech Monday.
Bush declared: "We will not allow the world's worst leaders to threaten us with the world's worst weapons." Bush outlined the threat posed by Iraq during a daylong trip to New Jersey.
Later, he stated the United Nations soon "will tell the world whether or not they're going to be relevant, or whether or not they're going to be weak." "For the sake of world peace, I hope they're relevant. However, for the sake of freedom and peace, if the United Nations will not deal with Saddam Hussein, the United States and our friends will." (Albawaba.com)
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