China welcomes US assertion not seeking N. Korea regime change

China welcomes US assertion not seeking N. Korea regime changeChina on Thursday welcomed comments by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Washington would not seek regime change in North Korea, after a week of verbal sparring between the two countries over Pyongyang’s rogue weapons programme. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said “we attach importance to the remarks”, when questioned on the US’s latest comments on the North, which has caused international alarm with two recent missile tests. “We have noted that the US side has recently paid more attention to security issues on the peninsula — China has always believed that security is at the core of the problem,” Wang said, at a joint press conference with the visiting the foreign minister of Turkey.



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