Monday, May 22, 2017

Report: Chinese President Xi Asked For A '100-Day Grace Period' On North Korea

UPI: Report: Xi Jinping asked for '100-day grace period' on North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to implement sanctions against Chinese firms enabling North Korea during his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, but also asked Trump for a "100-day grace period."

Multiple officials from the United States and Japan told the Asahi Shimbun the two leaders agreed to cooperate on North Korea, but Xi asked for more time.

According to the Japanese newspaper's sources, Trump said the United States would impose unilateral sanctions against "several Chinese companies, including major financial institutions that deal with North Korea," unless China agreed to work with Washington.

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WNU Editor: This report makes sense .... US Secretary of State Tillerson hinted over the weekend that the diplomacy on what to do with North Korea was only starting .... Tillerson says US pressure on North Korea in 'early stages' (AFP). More here .... Chat Between Top Diplomats Signals China, US Are Moving Closer on North Korea (Sputnik). This also follows up on their agreement that after 100 days would pass for China and the U.S. to discuss trade .... US, China agree to first trade steps under 100-day plan (Reuters).

More News On A Japanese News Report Stating That Chinese President Xi Asked For A '100-Day Grace Period' On North Korea

China's Xi asks Trump for 100 days to strengthen N. Korea sanctions: report -- Arirang
China Asked US for 100-Day Delay to Prepare Sanctions Against North Korea -- Sputnik
Push for Pressure? Why Beijing Asked US for 100-Day Delay on N Korea Sanctions -- Sputnik

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

Is it sincere or a stall tactic?