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Xi makes his day: Kim boosted by China talks, say analysts

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By Kang Jin-kyu

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North Korea is just the window dressing of China imho, translation - little kim went to meet his boss.

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Kim Jong-un will not go one step further without Chinese leader approval 

The only steps Kim can take are refining his nuclear devices and ballistic missiles.

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Kim Jong-un will not go one step further without Chinese leader approval because he will be on his own if he didn't consult with Chinese leaders before meeting with the President Trump.

I believe China will prefer two Korea states rather than one Korea because China doesn't want a pro western country in its backyard. Kim Jong-un needs Chinese Government support for his country and his own survival.

N. Korean's denuclearization was a long way to go because hardliner N. Korean Military Generals won't be given up easily. If Kim Jong-un goes alone against his military Generals and then he has to worry about his head too.

A consulting with China is the best option for young N. Korean leader Kim Jong-un and also it shows as his respect to the elder Chinese leader and appreciation of the Chines leader advice. It's very important in Eastern Asia culture, regardless of your capitalist or communist. The President Xi will be very pleased and Kim Jong-un will get his support and get some advice from the President Xi for forthcoming negotiation meeting with the President Trump.

The President Trump will not be tolerated this time if he comes without a time frame for denuclearize N. Korea and asking for to lift sanction on his country without doing nothing for the disarmament of Nuclear weapons. The President Trump hates wasting time.

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You've been a good little boy so now now you can go out and play - with your missiles.

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Beijing is Pyongyang's sole major ally and key provider of trade and aid, their ties forged in the blood of the Korean War.

Yep, if it weren't for good old China, there wouldn't be any North Korea today, it would just be a South Korea-style Korea. Thanks, China! I mean what would we ever do without Kim Jong Un?

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Expectations of a second Trump-Kim summit have mounted in recent days, with the US leader saying the two were negotiating over its location and Seoul's President Moon Jae-in saying Kim's Beijing trip was a sign it was "imminent".

Ach, after all the hype of the first one I reckons this will be a snorefest of self-congratulatory rhetoric from the mango madman.

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While Kim and Xi mend geopolitical "fences", bone spurs, in his typical pugilistic way, kicks our neighbors and allies and is fixated, absolutely fixated on a stupid wall.

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Birds of a feather...

Well, I find solace in the fact that all it would take to purge the CCP from power over China without issue would be 1.4 billion Chinese sick and tired of letting a few thousand individuals control their lives. The PLA would have to realise that it is their job to protect the PEOPLE of China and not the government goons that would "command" China's military to harm it's own people.

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The word "conspiracy" seem to be coming into play and now starting to shed light to N & S Korea and China's "intentions" regarding the West, and not just the USA. From all indications, All other nations in Asia other than Russia and the Muslim countries, are but "pawns" to be used for their ends. It becomes obvious when S Korea and China both play the "race", "religion" and "economic" card along with "righteous" "legitimacy based upon their set of values and "self-righteousness".

Now one must view all Asian countries now inhabited and occupied by migrants and businesses from the 3 countries with a "different" perspective. The "ultimatum" has been sent o Taiwan and now Japan and the USA both directly and indirectly. If N & S Korea can "provide" "ocean access" to China, their military and merchant marine as well as fishing capabilities will explode in growth.

A familiar scene is taking place all over the world. While economic concerns is still the primary issue, the "race" and "religious" card are the basis of almost all conflicts. It is so also in the US. Japan has yet to see such "race" and "religious" confrontation, but there is a direct threat to the type of governing system "parliamentary democracy" and economic strength of the people and corporations.

This meeting between Kim and Xi "signals" a major "change" for the region.

It appears China stayed in the sidelines and wanted the US to subsidize N & S Korea's economic recovery before moving to military options.

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It'd be tough to find two more despicable individuals in a photo together.

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Trump's getting played like the fool he is.

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