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Trump Blames China for Stalled Nuclear Talks With North Korea

  • U.S. canceled trip to North Korea citing lack of progress
  • Trade war with China poised to escalate further next week
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President Trump is warning of "far bigger than ever" joint military exercises with South Korea and Japan.Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
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President Donald Trump accused China of undermining U.S. efforts to pressure North Korea into giving up its nuclear weapons, indicating his trade war with Beijing is starting to exacerbate geopolitical tensions.

“North Korea is under tremendous pressure from China because of our major trade disputes with the Chinese Government,” Trump said in a series of tweets Wednesday, which he called a White House statement. “At the same time, we also know that China is providing North Korea with considerable aid, including money, fuel, fertilizer and various other commodities. This is not helpful!”