Vice-President Michael Pence and the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe decided to convince Beijing that China should play a greater role in resolving the North Korean crisis. On Tuesday, April 18, according to Reuters.
Politicians agreed that China’s role in Korean issue is extremely important and it is necessary to actively engage Beijing in dialogue with Pyongyang.
April 17, Abe made a similar statement against Russia. He said he intends to hold a “Frank exchange of views” with President Vladimir Putin, adding that “it will require Russia to play a constructive role.” The Prime Minister noted the importance of negotiations to resolve the problem. “Although North Korea is flaunting military power, it is important to protect the world through diplomatic efforts,” — said Abe.
The situation on the Korean Peninsula in recent days is one of the most intense topics of international politics. The U.S. Navy concentrated in the region of the strike group led by the aircraft carrier “Carl Vinson”. It was reported that the Americans are willing to launch a preemptive strike on North Korean military targets if Pyongyang decides for another nuclear test. The DPRK responded by saying that in this case, I will answer their own pre-emptive strike.