Trump said the possibility of a “major conflict” with North Korea
However, the US President stressed Washington’s desire for a peaceful resolution of the crisis, and also noted the important role of China in resolving North Korean issues.
WASHINGTON, 28 APR — RIA Novosti. The US President Donald trump said in an interview with Reuters that there is a chance the “big conflict” with North Korea, but he prefers a diplomatic solution.
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At the same time, he noted that he wants a peaceful resolution of the crisis. “We would like to solve problems through diplomacy, but it is very difficult,” — said the American leader.
He reiterated China’s role in resolving the problems around North Korea, noting that the Chinese leader XI Jinping “doing everything possible”.
Answering the question, does trump the behavior of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN is rational, he replied that he was acting under the assumption that it is reasonable. Trump also noted that Kim Jong-UN came to power at a very young age.
“I hope that he is reasonable”, — said the President of the United States.
The US considers China a key country for the solution of the DPRK nuclear issue
In early April, took place the visit of President XI Jinping in the United States, where he spent his talks with President Donald trump.
The situation around North Korea escalated on the background of large-scale military exercises the U.S. and South Korea, in particular, the destruction of the Pyongyang leadership in case of war. North Korea responded by testing of ballistic missiles, warning that they are ready to make a preemptive strike at the enemy’s military bases in South Korea, Japan and the United States.
After the missile tests of North Korea in the early months of the Korean Peninsula had sent shock carrier battle group led by the nuclear aircraft carrier “Carl Vinson”. As expected, “Carl Vinson” will stay off the coast of Korea for about a month.