North Korea is not our problem, Beijing tells US

01 August 2017, 10:43 | Isaac Mcdaniel

Trump vows he won't let China'do nothing on N. Korea

Trump vows he won't let China'do nothing on N. Korea

The United States has put its foot down and said "time for talks with North Korea is over" as the regime forged ahead with another long-range missile that could potentially hit major US cities.

The Chinese government is now joining the long list of people who wish President Donald Trump would stop tweeting.

"Our foolish past leaders have allowed them to make hundreds of billions of dollars a year in trade, yet... they do nothing for us with North Korea". Trump responded to the test by ripping China's leadership on Twitter. And China has essentially acted like it no longer wishes to be bothered in interfering with our North Korea problem.

China has washed its hands of responsibility for curbing North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, saying it was up to Pyongyang and Washington to sort out their differences.

The changes came as the government increased scrutiny of overseas investment and reined in speculative deals by Chinese companies in sectors such as property, sports and entertainment. In April, Trump sent an "armada" to the region and has said that all "options are on the table", including military action against Pyongyang. Despite North Korea's recent missile tests - clear UNSC violations - it remains unclear whether China will support additional sanctions against North Korea or intends to veto efforts led by the United States, the Republic of Korea and Japan.

No substantial evidence on 39 missing Indians, says Iraq
Apart from Sushma Swaraj, al-Jaafari met Vice President Hamid Ansari and Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan. However, a report in Hindustan Times said that the jail in Badush was in ruins and there was no sign of the Indians.

Take a peek at Navy's new $13 billion aircraft carrier
The air wing to support the Ford could add more personnel to the ship, which is created to house more than 4,600 crew members. Navy bosses boast that the new ship is a "technological marvel" and claim it will carry much more than just fighter jets.

After Exxon Fine for Sanctions Violations, Calls for Rex Tillerson to Resign
Treasury responded by fining Exxon $2 million-the maximum civil penalty-for what it described as an "egregious" violation. Sechin signed the documents on behalf of Rosneft, Jeffers said.

As China's outbound investment has become less risky, the government will continue to encourage legal overseas investments, especially in projects tied to the Belt and Road Initiative, and will help with the development of domestic industries, a senior commerce official said on Monday.

Still, Haley's admission that the United Nations can't do anything effectively sidelines her, as the Ambassador to the United Nations, and puts the USA on an even more direct course toward attacking North Korea militarily, having rejected direct diplomacy and now seemingly deciding that worldwide efforts to increase pressure aren't working either.

"If the two principal parties refuse to do what is required by the Security Council resolution - de-escalation of tension, negotiations to achieve de-escalation and peace and stability and also to resume dialogue - then, no matter how capable China is, China's efforts will not yield practical results" he said.

China has blamed the USA for the North Korea missile crisis and asserted the only solution was for Washington and Pyongyang to hold a dialogue.



Other News

Trending Now

England look to bowl out South Africa
Anderson, England's all-time leading wicket-taker, then had South Africa captain Faf du Plessis lbw for one playing no shot. Earlier, Bavuma's 52 took the Proteas to 175 all out in reply to England's first innings 353 - a deficit of 178.

Trump tweets about transgender military ban causing confusion
It's unclear what role the Pentagon played in Trump's decision to bar transgender war fighters from serving. She wears a heart-shaped ring with the American flag every day to remind her of her service.

Metal detectors at Temple Mount protect all
Witnesses cited by the agency said Sharaf was shot in the neck, although the precise circumstances have not been confirmed. Early Friday, three Palestinian men were shot dead and hundreds of others were injured in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem.

Engage In Direct Dialogue, US Tells China, India Over Doklam Standoff
India and China have been involved in a dispute in the Doklam region along the Sikkim border for over a month now. The editorial also hinted that New Delhi had become nervous over the stand-off.

Microsoft to release a Cortana-powered thermostat
The GLAS thermostat could signal more joint ventures involving Microsoft's voice-assistant Cortana. Microsoft Corporation is trying hard to make its thermostat enter the smart home appliances market.

Arizona Dbacks Acquire JD Martinez
But time will tell on this trade, though I believe the Tigers could have gotten far more from another team besides Arizona. The Tigers are getting three prospects in the deal, and the team's Twitter feed named them as a confirmation of the deal.

OJ Simpson granted parole in Las Vegas robbery case
The parole hearing is in Carson City, Nevada and Simpson needs four members of the board to vote to release him. Earlier, he insisted he had always been a "good guy" before his conviction and was not a danger to the public.

'Sexist' Audi commercial in China treats bride like vehicle
Both Twitter and Chinese social media site Weibo blasted the commercial, with some calling for an apology or a boycott of Audi. One Youtube user suggested the public "demand a formal explanation and apology from Audi" for discriminating against women.

Lucky Whitehead's dog is back safely
Whitehead announced on his Instagram account that somebody has taken Blitz from him after a break-in occurred at a friend's house. He also posted a message saying the dog was home safe with its owner, which Whitehead also says is now the case.

Acclaimed Stanford Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani Dies At 40
In a 2008 interview with the Clay Mathematics Institute , Mirzakhani was asked to give advice to younger students. In 2014, Mirzakhani was awarded the coveted Fields Medal , also known as the Nobel Prize of mathematics.