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CHINA TO US: ‘Calm down and stop making threats’

China is tired of threats from the US.

With the arms race between North Korea and the United States formalised after recent statements by both Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un, China is rapidly losing patience over the situation on the Korean peninsula.

After months of Donald Trump provocatively hectoring China about North Korea, under the false assumption that North Korea is a uniquely Chinese responsibility, China has now called on the US to do more to de-escalate the situation in a statement that seeks to highlight America’s own irresponsible and threatening remarks which are almost always met with predictable retaliation from Pyongyang.

China’s Ambassador to the United States, Cui Tiankai has said,

“Honestly, I think the United States should be doing… much more than now, so that there’s real effective international cooperation on this issue.

They should refrain from issuing more threats. They should do more to find effective ways to resume dialogue and negotiation”.

Here, China has voiced a view that is not dissimilar to that of Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin resented stated that it is not realistic to expect North Korea to simply stop its weapons program entirely as the lessons of Libya and Iraq being attacked from a position of not being able to defend themselves, is etched deeply on the North Korean psyche.

As The Duran previously reported,

“After strongly condemning North Korea’s recent nuclear test, the Russian President explained that after seeing how Iraq and Libya were unilaterally decimated by US forces, North Korea has determined that a nuclear deterrent is the only thing which will spare Pyongyang a similarly grim fate.

Rather than play games of nuclear chicken Putin warned that a dialogue based approach to de-escalation on the Korean peninsula is the only rational approach. He stated,

“Ramping up military hysteria in such conditions is senseless; it’s a dead end. It could lead to a global, planetary catastrophe and a huge loss of human life. There is no other way to solve the North Korean nuclear issue, save that of peaceful dialogue”.

He continued,

“It is necessary to push the issue to a dialogue between all interested parties. All participants in this process, including North Korea, should not have any of these considerations that are associated with the threat of destruction, but, on the contrary, all parties to the conflict should get on the path of cooperation”.

Putin echoed the previous words of his Foreign Ministery Sergey Lavrov who cautioned that “starving” North Korea with sanctions will only create a humanitarian disaster on top of a tense military stand-off. Putin said,

“As I told my colleagues yesterday, they (North Koreans) will eat grass but will not stop their program as long as they do not feel safe. What can restore their security? The restoration of international law“.

Turning to Donald Trump’s Tweet threatening to instigate US trade embargoes against any nation which has any trade with North Korea, Putin joined China in condemning the ridiculous proposal.

He stated,

“Of course, it is ridiculous to put us on one sanctions list with North Korea and then to ask to help them with sanctions exercises against North Korea”.

Putin further explained that while Russia does trade with North Korea, the turnover if “virtually zero”. Putin proceeded to explain that while many countries, including US allies trade with North Korea, no country in the world is making any significant amounts of money from such trade.

In this sense, China and Russia are both increasingly fed up with a Washington adminsitration that is fuelling a situation that Moscow and Beijing seek to extinguish through compromise.

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Jeffrey Spinner
Jeffrey Spinner
September 16, 2017

Dude…did you just report China told a histrionic woman to stfu? You know that will only make her scream worse and longer right?

Ignore her. The rogue US gov’t is in it’s death throws. The second you stop listening to a woman, her power ends. Make a note of it.

Bluster has always been a sign of weakness. The world listens and understands. That’s why they wait and watch and LAUGH and LAUGH. Too bad I live in NYC, I’m a dead man walking.

GeorgeG
GeorgeG
Reply to  Jeffrey Spinner
September 16, 2017

I guess we understand that the comments-section is for comments and there is a “reply” button for conversations, right? Ok, so I’ll reply that your comment strikes as *very* American. But I chuckle as I write that, because it is serious when you say you live in NYC, dead man walking. So please consider: The world listens and understands, as you say, but no one is laughing. The big question is, Since the US gov’t has always been rogue, and since the US gov’t in the past has bludgeoned and extorted with the bluster that “we will go it alone… Read more »

Guy
Guy
Reply to  GeorgeG
September 16, 2017

Well said George .
“But the US also agreed to move to political and diplomatic discussion of solutions.”

So included in the UNSC agreement for sanctions against NK ,the US had to do it’s part and start talking to NK if I understand your statement correctly ?

GeorgeG
GeorgeG
Reply to  Guy
September 16, 2017

Exactly right, that is the resolution. And that is what the Chinese statement is based on. It is not just a diplomatic “opinion,” it is the resolution.

Guy
Guy
Reply to  GeorgeG
September 16, 2017

Thank you for the confirmation.

tcburnett
tcburnett
September 16, 2017

A headline about China…then two sentences from China and the rest of the article quotes Putin. OK, so much for my reading a NYT clone.

Sun Tzu
Sun Tzu
September 16, 2017

Its time for China to rein-in the puppet!!!

TecumsehUnfaced
TecumsehUnfaced
Reply to  Sun Tzu
September 16, 2017

SunTzu is made up.

Punisher 1
Punisher 1
Reply to  Sun Tzu
September 16, 2017

That is a difficult task. The US doesn’t seem to want to listen.I figure that is what you must have meant. You surely aren’t foolish enough to think the US propaganda about China controlling North Korea is true are you.

Seán Murphy
Seán Murphy
Reply to  Sun Tzu
September 17, 2017

Didn’t know the USA was China’s puppet. Thanks for the info.

Have a cigar!
Have a cigar!
Reply to  Seán Murphy
September 17, 2017

Sean, if we are talking about the number of U.S. state obligations bought by China then the USA is more than a puppet.

Guy
Guy
September 16, 2017

Ironic that sanctions are placed against Russia and the US wants Russia to place sanctions on NK ,isn’t it ?

Putin certainly is no fool .Probably why the US wants to brand RT ,Sputnik as enemy agents , so the American people would have less likelihood of hearing opposing viewpoints .

Le Ruse
Le Ruse
Reply to  Guy
September 17, 2017

Don’t you know, what’s a “chutzpah” ??

cortisol
cortisol
Reply to  Guy
September 17, 2017

As US relevance decreases in the world stage, the relevance of their sanctions decreases as well. Threatening poor and defenseless nations or placing sanctions on them or others does nothing to halt the decrease of the US$ in trade.

Their only strategy is to arm yankee jihadis under the Saudi wahhabism influence on the Eurasian continent to sow as much war and chaos as possible. That is aimed at others from taking their place and preventing a more multi polar world.

Have a cigar!
Have a cigar!
September 17, 2017

As The Duran previously reported, “After strongly condemning North Korea’s recent nuclear test, the Russian President explained that after seeing how Iraq and Libya were unilaterally decimated by US forces, North Korea has determined that a nuclear deterrent is the only thing which will spare Pyongyang a similarly grim fate…” As simple as that! If the “Krshko” had reached the level of plutonium enrichment back 1985 as North Korea has right now it will never be thorn apart 5 years later. But it was on it’s way to do it, and it was the main reason for the war in… Read more »

Trauma2000
Trauma2000
Reply to  Have a cigar!
September 17, 2017

“If the “Krshko” had reached the level of uranium enrichment back in 1985 as North Korea has right now Yugoslavia would never be thorn apart 5 years later. But it was on it’s way to do it, and it was the main reason for the war in Balkans.”

I have to admit I did not know that. Very interesting. I think I’m going to have to educate myself on that. Got a link?

Have a cigar!
Have a cigar!
Reply to  Trauma2000
September 18, 2017

Break up of Yugoslavia is a subject of discussion, there are plenty of occasions and hidden things we don’t know yet. If you take a wider look on Yugoslav economy powered by pretty large state industries able to produce all kinds of weapons and weapon systems including several types of fighter jets, conquering of nuclear technology in 1983 was a signal to the West that something must be done to stop the growing economical and military threat. Krshko was the first western type nuclear power plant installed in a socialist country of the Eastern Block. Again, there are plenty of… Read more »

Dennis Morrisseau
September 17, 2017

A CHILD could solve this problem if that child had decent intentions and a good briefing.
Give NK a peace treaty and some guarantees you ignorant a**holes !

Trauma2000
Trauma2000
Reply to  Dennis Morrisseau
September 17, 2017

2nd That! All NK has wanted for more than Half a Century was a peace treaty. And the U.$. refused to sign one. Russia tried to give the Kuril’s back to Japan during the 50’s (think it was 56); all that was required was a peace treaty. The U.$. literally veto’ed it and refused to let the Japanese Government ratify it. Same think happened in East Germany, until the USSR willingly dissolved itself based on assurances that turned out to be TWO FACED LIES. I think the writing is on the wall when it comes to ‘negotiating peace’ with the… Read more »

Putin's baby
Putin's baby
Reply to  Dennis Morrisseau
September 18, 2017

Problem is that the WH is like a children’s play ground.

Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka
September 17, 2017

The USA is intelligence and diplomacy-incapable.

Tommy Jensen
Tommy Jensen
September 17, 2017

Noone is gonna tell America where we should make threats. If we wanna bomb North Korea we bomb them and nobody can do a shit about it.

Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka
Reply to  Tommy Jensen
September 17, 2017

You will soon be quarantined and left to get well, or die. I personally prefer the latter.

santiago
santiago
Reply to  Tommy Jensen
September 17, 2017

The same goes for every country and individual. The US can’t do shit, if a loon wants to blow someone up in DC.

The thing is that the US will have consequences it already has them and not just the tip or the start, the US is looking straight at it’s own devastating consequences and no one can do shit, the US will go down the drain and no one can or will do shit.

pogohere
Reply to  Tommy Jensen
September 18, 2017

The rest of the world is not constipated. Watch what happens at the UN this week. It should be quite entertaining, especially for the US and its fans.

BYO tp.

Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka
September 17, 2017

Never could it be said with more certainty that the US, like its tail and virus Israel, has lost all right and reason to exist.

samo war
samo war
September 17, 2017

Capital city usa is Richmondd ???

silversurf
silversurf
September 18, 2017

No mention of NK shooting missiles over Japan

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