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Trump Says China Signals Assistance in Restraining North Korea

After Syria Strike, Trump Administration Talks Tough Bullit Marquez / AP
Manuel Armenta | 16 Abril, 2017, 08:47

Chinese customs statistics, though, indicate that trade between China and its neighbor increased 37 percent during the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period last year.

But while there is a risk of unintended escalation, the U.S.is not likely to get further involved in Syria's civil war, says P.J. Crowley, a former USA assistant secretary of state. After North Korea launched four extended-range scud missiles into the Sea of Japan in a reported rehearsal for strikes on USA bases in Japan, the Japanese government began looking into options to not only boost national missile defense capabilities, but also to return fire if North Korea launched an attack.

On Tuesday, Trump tweeted that he'd told Xi a trade deal with the USA would be "far better for them if they solve the North Korea problem".

It's possible that Trump could still turn more confrontational on trade. After all, the President has spent most of his first 100 days in office torching conventional political practice - often trading in untruths and exaggerations and pouring oil on political controversies on Twitter, including accusations that his campaign had links to the Kremlin, at a time when Moscow was being accused of interfering in the United States election. "But as president you have to deal with what's going on now".

On that front, China may already be a step ahead of him.

Therefore, Cheng says, China still has many points of leverage over North Korea, from finance and tourism to the many North Koreans working in China.

"So what happened is", Trump said, returning from his tangent. "What we have in terms of technology, nobody can even come close to competing", Trump said.

For the Chinese, there are political upsides.

Trump tweeted Wednesday: "Had a very good call last night with the President of China concerning the menace of North Korea".

From the ice-breaking visit by Richard Nixon to Beijing in 1972, China-U.S. relationship has evolved considerably over the years. "It's one way for them to deal with the United States sideways". Bartiromo asked, leaning forward with an eager smile to hear the end of the story about that time Trump attacked Syria over a decadent piece of dessert.

"Just be careful", Zoellick said at a panel in January, according to the Canadian Press. "And it actually makes money". "Otherwise you're going to pay a big price with this guy if his Number one enemy is China". But thanks to Trump, the Trans-Pacific Partnership fell through.

But others looking at Trump's actions can find cause for concern. His latest actions relate instead to his campaign promise to "Make America Great Again" - of ensuring the USA is respected and even feared on the world stage, and is free to act unilaterally, if and when it chooses. "I think that the secretary general has made clear that he also views it as a priority to get allies to shoulder a greater burden of defense investment and so the president and secretary general are likely to see eye to eye on that issue", the official said.

Regardless, the president appears to have decided that "needlessly antagonizing China over an issue that doesn't exist is not a particularly fruitful strategy", Brookings' Meltzer said. They may even offer a model for the United States' own trade negotiations with China. "Very powerful", the president told Fox Business Network. His lone missile fell far short of some of the far more scary scenarios that South Korean analysts were predicting ahead of the summit. His father, Pierre, was the first Canadian prime minister to establish diplomatic ties, in the 1970s, with the communist People's Republic of China. The problems of former Trump aides Michael Flynn, Paul Manafort and Carter Page have cast a cloud over Trump's presidency and raised questions about his judgment.

Trump said he supported the Export-Import Bank, noting that small companies are "really helped" by the institution.