While China's President XI Jinping was preparing for the opening of the forum of "One belt and one road", Pyongyang released a ballistic missile from a base in the North-West of the country, near the border with China. The forum is the answer of China to Davos or the G20, centered on a huge trade initiatives One Belt One Road (OBOR).
OBOR is a personal project of XI, spoke about the importance of "harmonious coexistence" with other countries during the opening ceremony. But this harmony has been somewhat spoiled rocket launch by North Korea from bases near the border with China, a few hours before the speech si.
Analyst of the Center for global policy Carnegie-Tsinghua Tong Zhao pointed to the deterioration of relations between Beijing and Pyongyang, as the U.S. increased pressure on China to curb the nuclear program of North Korea. This month, North Korean state media warned that China crosses the "red line" in relations between the two countries, as Beijing dancing "to the tune of US".
Also, was dissatisfied with Russia's President Vladimir Putin, who spoke at the forum shortly after XI Jinping. According to the representative of the United States, the rocket on Sunday came down about 60 miles (95 km) South of Vladivostok, where the Pacific fleet. Press Secretary of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov said Sunday that Putin is concerned about the launch and the "escalation of tensions" in the region, according to the state news Agency TASS.
According to officials of South Korea and the U.S. North Korea conducted 7 starts with the beginning of the year, although the latest, April 29, was unsuccessful. Pyongyang quickly promotes its missile program, saying its goal of establishing a functioning Intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that could threaten the U.S. mainland.
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