The President of the United States Donald Trump is in talks with Chinese President XI Jinping managed to convince his Chinese counterpart in unattractiveness for the cooperation of North Korea. About it on air of TV channel Fox News said Deputy adviser to the us leader’s national security Kathleen Mcfarland.
“President trump was able to convey to the President of China that North Korea is no longer an asset. North Korea is a nuisance, a burden and a threat not only to US, not only for South Korea, not only for Japan, not only for Russia but also for China,” she said, commenting on the last 6-7 April meeting of the two leaders in trump’s estate in Florida.
Deputy assistant to the us President noted that the United States intends to give time to China to try to convince Pyongyang of the need to curtail its nuclear program. Also she stressed that for these purposes, Washington and its allies continue to use economic and diplomatic pressure on the DPRK.
Commenting on the General thrust of U.S. actions against North Korea, Mcfarland said that after the inauguration of the trump, almost immediately ordered to conduct several interagency meetings on the DPRK. According to her, the American government has conducted “extensive research” and produced “some really interesting proposals, sanctions, diplomatic overtures, sanctions, second order, and military options”.
According to sources Reuters, the administration of Donald trump decided to hold against the DPRK policy of “maximum pressure” when interacting with other countries instead of military action. The focus will be on China, which, according to the plans of Washington can persuade the DPRK to abandon its missile tests.
By trump in an interview with The Wall Street Journal said that China more favorable trade terms in exchange for assistance in countering North Korea.
China is the largest trading partner of North Korea: Beijing provides about half of all North Korean imports, mineral fuel, oil, machinery, vehicles, plastic, iron, steel, and receives a quarter of its exports.