Iraq to US: Eliminate Your Weapons of Mass Destruction
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has called on the United States to eliminate its weapons of mass destruction, suggesting it undergo "psychiatric supervision" for its new nuclear weapons strategy that targets seven countries, including Iraq.
"America must eliminate the first of its weapons of mass destruction before asking the rest of the world to do the same," Saddam said on Wednesday while receiving a delegation of chemists and pharmacology experts.
"The enemies (Israel & US) must eliminate their nuclear and biological arsenals to avoid the risk of such weapons being seized by terrorists, as was the case of an American terrorist who produced anthrax spores," the Iraqi president expressed.
If Washington took the first step to eliminate weapons of mass destruction, the "whole world" would follow suit, Saddam said, quoted by the official INA news agency, according to AFP.
Saddam added that Washington should be put under "psychiatric supervision for suggesting they would use nuclear weapons against certain countries."
The US Nuclear Posture Review, a secret report to Congress leaked earlier this month, points to the potential use of US nuclear strikes against non-nuclear armed countries pursuing weapons of mass destruction: China, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Syria and Russia. (Albawaba.com)
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