20 Jun Pressure grows on south korean government over failed unification bid with north
Pressure grows on south korean government over failed unification bid with north
Pyongyang says it will’seriously’ engage in dialogue with the South if it pursues an reunification effort with its impoverished north
The South Korea government said on Friday it has threatened to impose “major economic sanctions” on Pyongyang if Pyongyang fails to agree to talks.
The government said the latest round of talks should be resumed on the sidelines of the 15th United Nations General Assembly, starting on Thursday, and should begin on the 20th, after talks scheduled for next week.
However, there has been little sign of progress, despite the fact that South Korea has asked for some 15 days’ warning ahead of talks.
The South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, has accused the North of seeking “bailout money” and demanding that Pyongyang ab바카라사이트andon its missile and nuclear weapons.
Pyongyang, which it accuses of nuclear and ballistic missile tests in recent months, has refused to give up its weapons programs.
While there더킹카지노 is no specific demand that North Korea abandon its weapons, the South Korean government has repeatedly said that it will cut off food, energy and banking supplies and freeze any assets it may have that could aid the North.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that sanctions could be imposed against North Korea under the United Nations Security Council resolution that the US-South Korea joint chiefs are discussing over its missile and nuclear tests.
The South Korean president, however, has repeatedly accused the Nort바카라사이트h of seeking “bailout money” and demanding that Pyongyang abandon its missile and nuclear weapons
He said that “if North Korea makes the promise of the ‘bailout money’, it is very dangerous”, but added that North Korea is “willing to make that promise” if the South Koreans make an offer to “reduce tensions”.
“If they [South Korea] refuse to take seriously our offer of ‘bailout money’, it means the risk of war or serious economic sanctions is increasing by the minute. I think it is very important that North Korea take seriously the offer made by the South,” said Moon, who is also the country’s president at a time of rising tension between the two Koreas.
South Korea’s foreign ministry on Friday also warned North Korea against seeking “a nuclear weapons or missile programme in an area beyond its borders”. The ministry said it could not be seen as having any other option than to respond.
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