Nigeria has admitted it wants to develop a ballistic missile capability and has been in talks with North Korea. A spokesman told the BBC they had been offered missile technology by North Korea but nothing had yet been signed. Talks between Nigeria’s Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and North Korean counterpart Yang Hyong-sop have been talking place in Abuja. The United States, who regard North Korea as part of an “axis of evil”, have expressed concern at the talks. The Nigerian vice president’s spokesman, Onukaba Ojo, said the vice president told his North Korean counterpart in ongoing discussions that he wanted “strengthened cooperation in the defence sector and in the area of missile technology”. Full Story
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