Apr 13, 2017
Even as President Xi says he will help bring NK to the peace table for yet another nuclear agreement, the US and South Korea know that China is still helping NK build its growing missile system. After a recent rocket test, the South Koreans recovered the booster remains that dropped into the sea. The Washington Post revealed that,
“Entire sections of booster rocket were scrutinized by international weapons experts for clues about the state of North Korea’s missile program. Along with motor parts and wiring, investigators discerned a pattern. Many key components were foreign-made, acquired from businesses based in China.”
China has traditionally helped Pyongyang evade Western sanctions in this manner.