Schumer Urges Trump to Block China Deals Over North Korea

01 August, 2017, 22:44 | Author: Gregory Stephens
  • Trump vows he won't let China'do nothing on N. Korea

As Trump comes to realize China can not and will not resolve the North Korea issue for the USA and its allies, he has become more critical of China in his tweets, and China appears to have had enough.

Chinese state media warned President Trump on Monday against trying to solve problems with "emotional venting", a clear reference to a series of tweets from late last week in which Trump expressed his disappointment in China's inability to solve the problem of North Korea.

As the press pool was being ushered out of the room, a reporter asked specifically what Trump plans to do about North Korea.

China's rebuke to Mr. Trump didn't use exclamation marks.

The United States secretary of state, Rex W. Tillerson, has turned up pressure on China to help isolate and cajole North Korea.


While China worries about North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, and the US reaction to them, its overriding concern, USA officials say, is to avoid a North Korean collapse, which could send millions of refugees fleeing toward China and lead to a reunified Korea allied with Washington.

The changes came as the government increased scrutiny of overseas investment and reined in speculative deals by Chinese companies in sectors such as property, sports and entertainment. ".they do NOTHING for us with North Korea, just talk".

He added that North Korea and the United States "hold the primary responsibility to keep things moving, to start moving in the right direction, not China". Again, if China continues to insufficiently address North Korea, I would urge you to consider this option as you and your national security team weigh potential actions to secure China's cooperation in deterring North Korea's nuclear weapons development.

"If the two principal parties refuse to do what is required by the Security Council resolution - de-escalation of tension, negotiations to achieve de-escalation and peace and stability and also to resume dialogue - then, no matter how capable China is, China's efforts will not yield practical results" he said. He reiterated China's support for a proposal to freeze North Korea's nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the United States and South Korea halting large-scale military exercises on the Korean Peninsula.

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