WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said on Thursday (December 22) that North Korea will seek help from China to persuade it to join talks after a series of missile tests by North Korea heightened tensions. rice field.
Brinken, who is scheduled to visit Beijing in early 2023 for the first time by a top US diplomat in over four years, said he would discuss with China how to “persuade North Korea to go the other way.”
“We have said very clearly that we are open to diplomacy without any preconditions, and that is still the case,” Blinken said at a press conference.
“Right now, North Korea is not so involved, but the possibility remains and I think China can play a role in helping things move in that direction,” he said.
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/asia/china-north-korea-talks-missile-tests-us-antony-blinken-3164201 Blinken says he will ask China to encourage dialogue with North Korea