Albright: Push China, Russia for Action on NKorea

The United States must make it clear to China and Russia that it is in their national interest to take action when it comes to North Korea and its increasing aggressions, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said Friday.

“Secretary [Rex] Tillerson made clear today that China and Russia have to be more helpful,” Albright told CNN’s “New Day” program. “They the did in fact, vote for security council resolution. There is an emergency meeting of the Security Council again today. I think we need to make clearer to the Chinese and Russians that it is is in their national interest to do something.”

In 2000, Albright traveled to Pyongyang to try to broker a deal with Kim Jong Un’s father, Kim Jong Il,

North Korea’s recently reported test of a thermonuclear weapon would have affected Russia and China, said Albright, pointing out that she has heard that radioactive air went into



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