Meifang Zhang said China to help the North Korean missile launch
toward the display on the parade of new ballistic missiles.
According to the April 21 issue of the “Global Times” reported by the beginning of the West, an analyst at the North Korean missile truck from China “rhetoric much more speculation to the hotter trend in the West. 19, “Jane’s Defense Weekly, Britain’s” Financial Times “, the U.S. Cable News Network quoted unnamed sources, said the UN Security Council supervise the implementation of the resolution of North Korea sanctions committee has begun to investigate the rumors. Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives hearing on the 19th, U.S. Defense Secretary Panetta said, “convinced that the North Korean missile launch projects to help, but do not know the exact extent of these help.”
19 hearing, U.S. Republican Congressman Mike – Turner said, recently demonstrated by North Korea missile truck “looks like in China. Panetta said that taking into account the sensitivity of this information, they can not provide specific details, “but it is clear that (countries to provide North Korea) some help”. Reuters, U.S. lawmakers said China supports North Korea from developing missile technology “refers to Korea this month on the 15th parade 6 16 wheels of modern missile truck.
However, there are more experts believe that to prove this speculation is extremely difficult. Reuters quoted the analysis of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, arms transfer expert Pieter – Weici Man said: “China probably does not violate the intent of the Security Council sanctions ban.” First of all, the truck may first Chinese exports to third countries, and then sold to North Korea. Second, North Korea may also use front companies to import this truck. Third, according to the Chinese description of the company, this truck can be used for civilian purposes, such as oil exploration.
(In U.S. correspondent Chen Yiming newspaper special correspondent Zhan Debin)