26 May '18, 7am

Canceled Trump-Kim summit in Singapore raises stakes for China over North Korea

BEIJING – U.S. President Donald Trump’s abrupt withdrawal from his planned summit with North Korea raises the stakes for China to show that it can steer the North toward easing tensions over its nuclear program. But despite a recent warming in ties, Beijing’s influence over its neighbor may be overstated. Trump’s cancellation of the June 12 meeting in Singapore with Kim Jong Un would appear to make the North Korean leader more reliant on China. Kim had only weeks earlier been sipping tea and strolling through seaside gardens in the port of Dalian with Chinese President Xi Jinping on a surprise trip to China that seemed designed to project Beijing’s closeness with the North. Trump, who now suggests there’s still a chance of holding a summit, blamed Kim’s trip to China for creating an unwelcome “change in attitude” by the North Korean leader, a view shared by some observers....

Full article: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/05/26/asia-pacific...

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