søndag 26. februar 2017

North Korea on coal ban: China 'dancing to tune of US'

It's a rare public spat between two Communist neighbors. North Korea has lashed out at its only real ally, accusing China of "dancing to the tune of the US" over its decision not to import any more coal from the country. Without naming China, KCNA, North Korea's official state news agency, said Thursday a "neighboring country" had taken "inhumane steps" to block trade. On Friday, the Global Times, a provocative state-sanctioned tabloid, shot back. It said the ban had "left Pyongyang reeling with pain and fury." Read more