U.S. tells China to fully execute NKorea sanctions

U.S. tells China to fully execute NKorea sanctions

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has hailed the achievements made during her first ASEAN Regional Forum.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Asian financial crisis which sent shockwaves through the region and rattled currency and stock markets across the globe.

With the regime's latest long-range ballistic missile tests, North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho was again isolated from the sole multilateral forum Pyongyang takes part in.

Bolstered by new U.N. sanctions, the United States and North Korea's neighbors are joining in a fresh attempt to isolate Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs, in a global campaign cheered on by U.S. President Donald Trump.

The foreign ministers exchanged views on a free trade agreement including the 13 nations, Australia, New Zealand and India, as well as infrastructure and maritime order in the region, a Japanese government official said.

"The best signal that North Korea could send that they're prepared to talk would be to stop these missile launches", Tillerson told reporters Monday at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations gathering.

"In particular, they welcomed the United Nations Security Council's unanimous adoption of the powerful new Resolution 2371 and promised to closely work together to make the worldwide community faithfully implement it", the ministry added.

The United Nations Security Council just voted 15-0 to sanction North Korea. The two ministers agreed to work together to deal with North Korea.

"The basic political dynamics remain: China does not want North Korea to crumble, and China craves geopolitical stability above everything else", he said.

Kono replaced Fumio Kishida as Japan's foreign minister last Thursday in a Cabinet reshuffle.

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Tillerson did not specify how long North Korea would need to suspend its missile launches.

Wang also urged the US and South Korea "to stop increasing tensions" and said that all sides should return to negotiations.

After weeks of US frustration over China's reluctance to take action, Trump's strategy of relying on Beijing's help showed early signs of paying off.

The latest United Nations resolution bans North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood.

"Owing to China's traditional economic ties with North Korea, it will mainly be China paying the price for implementing the resolution", the statement cited Wang as saying.

Robespierre Bolivar, spokesman for the Philippine foreign ministry, said the statement was "consistent" with the regional bloc's position on the Korean Peninsula.

"They're nearly going from sanctions to embargo and really trying to slam the North Korean economy", Delury said.

Kang is echoing Tillerson's praise for the sanctions approved Saturday by the U.N. Security Council. Kang is thanking the US for consulting with South Korea on the sanctions. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.

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