USA tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one
China may be getting fed up with continued nuclear bluster from long-time ally North Korea and tilting toward the United States.
"We fully support the efforts of all states in order to make sure that North Korea doesn't acquire the capacities that would become a threat, not only for the region, but in the wider world", he said.
In the same press conference, spokesman Lu Kang praised recent United States statements on the North Korean issue.
"Those who would challenge our resolve or readiness should know, we will defeat any attack and meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective American response", Pence said.
North Korea has been threatening to destroy Japan, South Korea and the USA if the allies provoke tensions in the Korean peninsula.
Statements of that vein do not help the situation, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman. President Donald Trump's claims that it had been heading to the Korean peninsula were initially dismissed, then later confirmed. Trump has apparently approved a preliminary broad approach on North Korea and other actions to deter North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
North Korea also slammed US Vice President Mike Pence's recent warning to Pyongyang to not test US' military strength.
From the wind-swept deck of a massive aircraft carrier, Vice-President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the USA military, promising it would make an "overwhelming and effective" response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons.
President Trump's refusal to specify when or how he might use military force against North Koreans has emerged as a strategy unto itself amid rising tensions over Pyongyang's continued missile testing and drive toward nuclearization. Both countries have express outrage over missile tests and massive military exercises. But the aircraft carrier group was thousands of miles away.
When asked about the Vinson's movements Wednesday, Lu was measured in his response, reiterating at one point, "we maintain close contacts with the United States on the current situation".
The language on North Korea's nuclear program was more straightforward.
"It's a clear fact acknowledged by the global community that, for thousands of years in history, Korea has never been part of China", foreign ministry spokesman Cho June-hyuck said at a briefing in Seoul on Thursday, Bloomberg reported.
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