Last Saturday, the President of the United States Donald trump held telephone talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, in which politicians confirmed their readiness to use force to resolve the North Korean crisis.
About it writes on Sunday, August 13, the website of the TV channel France24, citing an official statement of the White house.
«The leaders of the United States and France discussed the necessity of confrontation in dealing with the destabilizing behavior of North Korea, which is becoming more dangerous,» – said in the document.
The office of the Makron also issued on this occasion the statement, which says that France agree to work together with American colleagues and to «force the DPRK to fulfil its international obligations». In this document, the French President expresses his concerns about «nuclear and missile» threats from North Korea and considers it necessary to «bring representatives of Pyongyang to the negotiating table without preconditions.»
Chinese leader XI Jinping, the main and only ally of North Korea, for its part, called on trump to avoid militant rhetoric which exacerbates tensions – after trump said that the Stalinist regime is «real regret» about his hostility towards the United States.
This statement by the head of the White house was a response to the threat of Pyongyang’s firing of ballistic missiles belonging to the U.S. Pacific island of GUAM.
DPRK, in turn, also preparing for war: after the tightening of UN security Council sanctions and strained relations with the United States for service in the armed forces of the country over the past few days has received about 3.5 million people – students, young workers and retired military, reminiscent of the Russian edition «Newspaper.ru» with reference to the local newspaper «Rodong Sinmun».
Another round of confrontation between the DPRK and the West began July 4, 2017, when Pyongyang reported the successful test of an Intercontinental ballistic missile. According to North Korean media, the order to launch a ballistic missile was given personally by the head of DPRK Kim Jong Inom. According to the official version of the DPRK, the missile flew 933 km and reached a height of 2.802 km, flight time was 39 minutes.
Officials from South Korea, Japan and the United States said that the missile landed in the economic zone of Japan, where a special legal regime. The launch occurred near the airfield Panchen – a hundred kilometers from the North Korean capital of Pyongyang.
On 5 August the UN security Council unanimously voted for a draft resolution on tougher sanctions against the DPRK. This was a response to missile tests by North Korea.
According to the document, the DPRK is prohibited export of coal, iron ore, iron ore, lead, lead ore, as well as seafood. In addition, States members of the United Nations it is forbidden to increase the number of workers from North Korea within the country and to invest in a joint venture with North Korean companies projects.