Trump was going to convince China of the need to increase pressure on DPRK
Moscow. April 3. INTERFAX.RU — U.S. President Donald trump said that in the forthcoming this week talks with President XI Jinping of China he intends to seek a tougher approach to Beijing’s missile and nuclear issue of the DPRK.
“China has a serious impact on North Korea. And China may decide to help us with North Korea or not to provide it. If China agrees, it will be very good for him, if not — well nobody will,” he said in an interview with the Financial Times.
In response to the question, how the US can motivate the pressure of China on North Korea, the President said: “the Incentive is to trade all of this for trade.”
“If China wants to solve the North Korean problem, we will solve it. That’s all I wanted to say,” added trump.
Us-China summit scheduled for 6-7 April. It is reported that in the Council of national security of the United States prepared the liver measures the U.S. can take against Pyongyang, to induce him to abandon the development of missile and nuclear programs.
The increased pressure of China on North Korea is one of them. In addition, these measures, as stated by sources from among the official representatives, include both financial-economic and military nature, in particular, to strengthen air defense of South Korea and Japan.