World Trump suggests China might be interfering on North Korea

21:31  09 july  2018
21:31  09 july  2018 Source:   reuters.com

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In his first remarks about the challenging weekend talks, Trump suggested that China , North Korea 's chief ally, might be interfering in reaction to the Trump administration's stance on U.S.- China trade.

In his first remarks about the challenging weekend talks, Trump suggested that China , North Korea ’s chief ally, might be interfering in reaction to the Trump administration’s stance on U.S.- China trade.

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends a NATO Summit at the NATO headquarters during a NATO summit in Brussels© REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends a NATO Summit at the NATO headquarters during a NATO summit in Brussels

U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Monday that Beijing might be seeking to derail efforts aimed at denuclearising North Korea, but added that he was confident that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would uphold a pact the two agreed on last month.

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Washington and Pyongyang have presented differing views in recent days on progress on denuclearisation following a Trump-Kim summit in June. On Monday, Trump suggested that China, North Korea's chief ally, might be interfering in reaction to the Trump administration's stance on U.S.-China trade.

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In his first remarks about the challenging weekend talks, Trump suggested that China , North Korea ’s chief ally, might be interfering in reaction to the Trump administration’s stance on U.S.- China trade.

with North Korea ’s Kim a ‘contract,’ suggests China may be interfering in nuclear talks. “We agreed to the denuclearization of North Korea . China , on the other hand, may be exerting negative Trump ’s characterization of the 1 1/2 page joint statement as a contract also raised eyebrows, with

"I have confidence that Kim Jong Un will honor the contract we signed &, even more importantly, our handshake. We agreed to the denuclearisation of North Korea," Trump wrote on Twitter. "China, on the other hand, may be exerting negative pressure on a deal because of our posture on Chinese Trade-Hope Not!"

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo concluded two days of talks with North Korean officials in Pyongyang on Saturday and said denuclearisation talks with North Korea would be difficult.

North Korea, however, issued a harsh characterization of the negotiations, raising questions about the future talks as U.S. officials seek an end to Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program.

Following the June 12 meeting with Trump in Singapore, Kim made a broad agreement to "work toward denuclearisation" of the Korean Peninsula. But no details were announced on how or when the reclusive state would dismantle its nuclear program.

Fresh North Korean Weapon Gains Raise Pressure on Pompeo Trip .
Evidence of new efforts by Kim Jong Un to expand his nuclear arsenal shows the challenge facing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo when he returns to Pyongyang this week to seek a detailed disarmament plan. Several reports released in recent days suggest that Kim continued to ramp up his weapons production before his June 12 summit with President Donald Trump, after which the U.S. leader declared North Korea was “no longer a nuclear threat.

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