Tuesday, April 25, 2017

China warns North Korea another nuclear weapons test would take relations beyond 'point of no return'

The last thing China wants hundreds of thousands of North Korean refuges crossing flooding into China. 
This threat by Chinese is extremely powerful incentive for North Korea to stand down because they cannot survive without Chin's sponsorship.   

The Independent reports North Korea has been warned not to go past the “point of no return” with another nuclear test by China, as the US and South Korea carry out high-profile military exercises.

An editorial in the Global Times, regarded as a mouthpiece for the ruling Communist Party, said Beijing was hoping for a peaceful outcome but had “very limited influence on the entire situation”.

“The game of chicken between Washington and Pyongyang has come to a breaking point,” it added, saying that if North Korea followed through on vows to carry out a sixth nuclear test, “it is more likely than ever that the situation will cross the point of no return. 

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