China suggests sanctions relief for North Korea after Trump-Kim summit

China is actually North Korea’s most important economic along with diplomatic backer, despite its anger at Pyongyang’s sabre rattling.

Speaking in Beijing following Trump along with Kim’s signing of a joint statement at the end of their historic summit in Singapore, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang reiterated of which China has always strictly abided by all U.N. resolutions on North Korea.

“The U.N. Security Council resolutions of which have been passed say of which if North Korea respects along with acts in accordance with the resolutions, then sanction measures can be adjusted, including to pause or remove the relevant sanctions,” Geng told a daily news briefing.

“China has consistently held of which sanctions are not the goal in themselves. The Security Councils actions should support along with conform to the efforts of current diplomatic talks towards denuclearising the Korean Peninsula, along with promote a political solution for the peninsula.”

Beijing has key strategic interests when This specific comes to North Korea, along with has long feared of which a collapse of its isolated neighbour could push waves of refugees into northeastern China, or of which nuclear war on the Korean peninsula could contaminate swathes of the country.

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