NORTH KOREAN CRISIS: RUSSIA AND CHINA TRY TO AVOID AGGRESSION




İlknur Şebnem Öztemel-TDO-17.08.2017-It has been reported that Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, had a phone call regarding the North Korean nuclear crisis.

According to the statement released by Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the two talked about the North Korean nuclear crisis and possible solutions.

Ministers agreed that whatever the reason is, using military power is unacceptable. They had a consent that there is no way to solve the problem other than using political and diplomatic methods and with the help of other states. The only way to give an end to the North Korean crisis is this.

Furthermore, Wang and Lavrov had aconsent as Chinese and Russian representatives in UN should give related messaged through voting in UNSC.

Reflection of the two former allies of Pyongyang are highly significant as everything depend on its credibility in the international arena. If Western powers persuade or become sure that Russia and China stopped supporting The North Korea totally, no one can avoid military solutions to be used. Mystery about next moves of the two Asian giants, determine the future of millions of lives.