Exercise restraint in response to North Korea to South Korea said the United States Department of the role of China
12 23, South Korean troops near the border of two Koreas held in the large-scale air and ground fire exercises. The picture shows South Korean main battle tanks opened fire
Morning News reporter Xu Huifen
So far, North Korea on South Korea’s response to a series of military exercises restraint, 23, British media reported that “This is China’s role, “adding that the U.S. government believes that China has to dissuade North Korea South Korea revenge.
U.S. officials acknowledged that China had misjudged the intention
United States, “Wall Street Journal,” 23 published an article entitled “The United States believes that China has to dissuade North Korea South Korea revenge” the article, saying the United States until two weeks ago, said China’s “connivance” North Korea, to China furious, but now the Obama administration praised China’s diplomatic “useful, low-key.” Reported that China’s “kind words” marks a shift in the attitude of the United States. The U.S. government believes that to curb the increasingly tense situation in the Korean Peninsula, China on North Korea to implement the intervention.
British “Financial Times” also reported that on June 23, U.S. officials said North Korea South Korea earlier this week decided not to extend military exercises held on the island Ping retaliate, probably with Chinese State Councilor Dai to put pressure on their visit to the DPRK. Reported that U.S. officials also acknowledged that the U.S. side of the decision-making process do not know much, so China’s intentions had been miscarriage of justice. The means by which China to pressure North Korea, but also on what North Korea’s decision-making role, the answer remains unclear. However, U.S. officials believe that China will not take the threat of ways to pressure North Korea.
The reason for China to pressure North Korea, quoted former U.S. President George W. Bush’s senior national security officials as saying that China’s intervention might have been worried about the situation that China is really out of control. This North Korean experts said, the first time in 2006 North Korea’s nuclear test, China has never been so worried.
analysis that the U.S. intends to push China into the “role”
“The Wall Street Journal” also quoted U.S. officials as saying: “In our view, Korea is clear that China needs them to stop further attacks, there is no doubt. “He also said that Chinese leaders understand that China’s position on the DPRK-US relations is becoming a” problem. ”
although some analysts believe that the Chinese intervention in North Korea only to avoid further escalation of the situation and the strategies adopted, does not represent a long-term strategy change, but also observed that China’s intervention may take that China is willing to take a tougher stance North Korea.
Obama quoted a senior official as saying that China is North Korea’s increasingly dissatisfied with a variety of actions, including the November open a new uranium enrichment facilities. The official said the intolerable actions of North Korea has changed in China “not to take measures” attitude on the issue.
U.S. officials also said that in adopting the “Next” measures, the Chinese seem to be getting closer to the U.S. government’s view that North Korea and South Korea to restart bilateral talks. At first, China’s efforts to promote emergency six-party talks so that the two Koreas and Japan, Russia, China and the United States to return to the negotiating table.
But some experts said the United States praised China bound neighbors, in fact, is to improve the region to China continues to play a mediator role expectations that China might not welcome such pressure. China may be concerned that this will further damage the relationship between China and the North Korean regime.
said that China required the DPRK to exercise restraint, to pave the way for the visit
In addition, analysts believe that North Korea is not the reason for the ROK held in taeyonpyong shooting drills take any measures, a major reason is to visit China in mid-Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg and other officials of the United States passed a “very strong” message.
23 South Korean media quoted informed sources as saying South Korea, December 14 to 17 visit to Beijing, Steinberg and his party passed to Chinese officials, “such as North Korea once again provoke the United States will not prevent South Korea Use self-defense “information.
According to Steinberg, who also introduced earlier this month in Washington, Korea and Japan held the foreign ministers’ meeting reached consensus that “North Korea’s provocation has become a major threat to Korea and Japan, The three countries will adopt a common response to this, “U.S. officials also conveyed the Chinese officials,” If China can not stop to play a role on the Korean provocation, January 2011, Chinese President Hu Jintao visited the United States, U.S. President Obama is bound to the Turning to the issue on the Korean summit meeting “of information.
media reports, before Hu’s visit, both sides have the intention to ease relations. The source said: “China felt the pressure, and these ‘strong message’ to convey to the DPRK, the DPRK on the Korean army taeyonpyong firing exercises restraint.”
also analysis, December 20, Japan and South Korea held military firing exercises Yin Ping Island, 19 U.S. troops in the field to watch North Korea is “silent” one of the reasons. If North Korea South Korea military exercise was to take “military response” if the U.S. soldiers wounded in the process, then there is an excuse to participate in the U.S..
Foreign Ministry played down the “China effect”, said China hopes all parties to respond positively to the initiative to get
23 in the Chinese Foreign Ministry regular press conference, Spokesperson Jiang Yu’s claim that the Western media, “China’s role in” keeping a low profile, said peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, Peninsula, common interests, hopes the parties concerned remain calm and exercise restraint, to promote the peninsula to return to dialogue and negotiations on issues the track.
for “North Korea South Korea’s recent military exercises reaction to the restraint, this is because China and Russia to persuade and the talks had been successful,” the question, Jiang Yu did not give a positive answer, but reiterated: “Peninsula peace and stability in the common interests of both North and South. The parties concerned should maintain calm and restraint, in order to ease the current tensions and maintain peace and stability on the peninsula, the peninsula to promote dialogue and negotiation on the issue back to the track to make real positive efforts. “
A reporter asked: “This month, the Chinese side to play in easing the situation on the peninsula in what role?” Jiang Yu replied that the recent past, the Chinese side through various channels to do all the work to promote peace talks. ” We hope all parties to respond to China’s initiative to promote the peninsula to return to dialogue and negotiations on the issue as soon as possible the track. ”
Jiang Yu also held military exercises 23 South Korea said the current situation on the peninsula is still complicated and sensitive, China calls upon all parties to maintain calm and restraint and adopt a responsible attitude and do more to ease the situation and promote maintaining peace and stability of the peninsula. China hopes relevant parties to work together to defuse the situation, restart the dialogue and consultation process to make real positive efforts.