After the twitter rants from President Trump and “Rocket Man” President Trump signed another executive order targeting companies doing business with North Korea. President Trump also called for other countries to do the same. China’s central bank went on to tell their country banks should stop conducting business with North Korea. China has also stated North Korean owned businesses to shutdown in the 120 days.
“China is North Korea’s main trading partner, making Beijing’s cooperation essential to the success of sanctions aimed at stopping the North’s pursuit of weapons technology. China, long North Korea’s diplomatic protector, has gone along with the latest penalties out of growing frustration with leader Kim Jong Un’s government. According to the Ministry of Commerce, North Korean businesses and ventures with Chinese partners must close within 120 days of September 11, when the UN Security Council’s approved the latest sanction. that would be early January.” (uproxx.com)
Along with siding with America, China also stated the U.S. and North Korea to end their dispute peacefully. More to come as this story develops.