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Trump in Beijing calls on China to do more about North Korea

Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 01:40

U.S. President Donald Trump calls on China to do more to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue, saying 'China can fix this problem quickly and easily'. No reporter narration.

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(ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Donald Trump called on China to do more to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue and said bilateral trade had been unfair to the United States, while Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country would be more open to foreign firms. On North Korea, Trump said "China can fix this problem quickly and easily," urging Beijing to cut financial links with North Korea and also calling on Russia to help. Trump is pressing China to tighten the screws further on North Korea and its development of nuclear weapons. At least modest progress is hoped for, though there are no immediate signs of a major breakthrough, a U.S. official said earlier. Referring to Xi, Trump said: "I do believe there's a solution to that, as do you."

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Trump in Beijing calls on China to do more about North Korea

Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 01:40