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Wikileaks : China Views North Korea as a "Spoiled Child" [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2010-11-30 08:00:10 |Display all floors
WikiLeaks documents posted on the websites of the Guardian and the New York Times suggest China is losing patience with its long-time ally North Korea, with senior figures in Beijing describing the regime in the North as behaving like a "spoiled child."

According to cables obtained by WikiLeaks and cited by the Guardian, South Korea's vice-foreign minister Chun Yung-woo said he had been told by two senior Chinese officials (whose names are redacted in the cables) that they believed Korea should be reunified under Seoul's control, and that this view was gaining ground with the leadership in Beijing.

In a cable sent by U.S. Ambassador Kathleen Stevens earlier this year, Chun said the North had already collapsed economically and would collapse politically two to three years after the death of leader Kim Jong-il.

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Post time 2010-11-30 16:28:07 |Display all floors
However i think that everything is still under Chinese control, things will not get worse if they can play a positive role and try to persuade N.K. to be calm .

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