The US rejected the proposal of Beijing «slow down» the escalation of tensions with North Korea, saying: before you come into contact with such «irresponsible» leader Kim Jong-UN, he is required to demonstrate «affirmative action».
About it writes on Thursday, March 9, the newspaper the Washington Post.
«We have enough reason to believe how irresponsible it would be to consider it a rational politician. Want to see some positive changes that will give the opportunity to treat it seriously,» said Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, in an interview with reporters, held after the security Council meeting devoted to the problem of North Korea.
China, which seeks to mediate and to prevent further development of the conflict between the US and the DPRK has not officially commented on this refusal.
On the eve Minister of foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi called on North Korea to suspend missile tests in exchange for the suspension of joint military exercises the US and South Korea. He compared the U.S. and North Korea with two trains rushing at great speed towards each other and neither of them is ready to give way.