China’s taking a leadership role in the dispute between North Korea and U.S. According to dailymail.com China has urged both sides to stop irritating each other’ and told citizens in the secretive state to leave in case Kim Jong-Un provokes a U.S. attack. Why now China? The U.S. for awhile now has been going back and forth with China to do more about North Korea nuclear and missile programs which is still going on. The US has now sent a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to Korean waters.
In responses to this the Chinese Foreign Ministry Gen Shuang stated that the situation was “highly complex” and sensitive. His goal is to lower temperatures and resume talks.
He also stated “We again urge all relevant parties to remain calm and exercise restraint, stop irritating each other, work hard to create an atmosphere for contact and dialogue between all sides, and seek a return to the correct path of dialogue and negotiation as soon as possible.’
According to one of North Korea officials the reckless military provocation is pushing the situation on the Korean peninsula closer to the brink of nuclear war. Do you think officials will calm the situation? Lets us know in the comments below.