China Bans Trade with North Korea as Trump moves to Investigate China on Intellectual Property Theft – Video 8/14/17

It appears President Trump’s tough talk and his move to investigate China’s theft of Intellectual Property may be working. China has moved today to cut off massive amounts of trade with North Korea, a clear sign they are putting pressure on Dictator Kim Jong-un to rein in his aggressive moves against the United States:

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In an unprecedented move against North Korea, China on Monday issued an order to carry out the United Nations sanctions imposed on the rogue regime earlier this month.

China made the announcement amid not only Pyongyang’s escalating war of words with the United States regarding the North Korea nuclear missile program, but also as President Trump was reportedly set to order an investigation into China’s trade practice — a probe which could lead the U.S. to levy its own sanctions on Beijing.

Trump has sought China’s help in dealing with North Korea, as China has remained one of the last defenders of dictator Kim Jong Un and could apply enormous financial pressure should it turn on the North Korean leader.

But in recent months, Trump has grown increasingly wary of getting any substantial aid from China, leading to the trade probe, as Axios has reported. . . .

Just hours before Trump was believed ready to announce the trade investigation, however, China’s Commerce Ministry on Monday announced that all imports of coal, iron ore, lead concentrates and ore, lead and seafood from North Korea would be banned. . . . Read More

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