President Trump Tweeted on Tuesday saying that he would negotiate a far better trade deal with China if Beijing solves the impending threat of a nuclear North Korea. Trump wrote on Twitter, “I explained to the President of China that a trade deal with the U.S. will be far better for them if they solve the North Korean problem!”
The president then added, “North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem without them! U.S.A.” Trump’s comments come several days after Trump hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping at his private Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
A Navy strike group was deployed by the U.S. military over the weekend to the Korean Peninsula in response to concerns over North Korean aggression. In response, North Korea’s foreign ministry on Monday slammed the United States for the deployment, saying it is prepared to defend itself against reckless acts of aggression.
The catalyst is not yet clear but it appears that the market dropped as headlines of further sanctions against Russia appeared and reports of China deploying 150,000 troops to its North Korea border.
Korean news agency Chosun revealed that the Chinese army has deployed about 150,000 troops to the North Korean border in two groups to prepare for unforeseen circumstances. The reason behind the deployment is that there’s the prospect of military options, such as preemptive attacks on North Korea, like the one the United States launched on Syria.
The United States announced its independent North Korean behavior and moved the Navy's nuclear-powered Calvinus (CVN-70) carrier class to Singapore. In the meantime, the Chinese army has deployed about 150,000 troops in two groups to prepare for unforeseen circumstances.
Reports from Japan's Sankei Shimbun indicated that on the 9th the Syrian missile strike in the United States shocked China. It also suggested that the People's Liberation Army forces are moving toward the Yalu River. The newspaper also revealed that the video was making rounds on the Internet before the authorities removed the relevant information. The authorities claimed that the deployment was a medical support unit for the Shenyang bulb.