The United States and China have agreed to open a hotline to exchange information on the situation in the DPRK, reported on 26 December South Korean newspaper JoongAng Daily.
According to her, communication is maintained between relevant military institutions of the two countries with the mediation of South Korea.
The newspaper reminds that last week the US defence Secretary Jim Mattis visited four American military bases in South Korea, and, according to the newspaper, «warned that the Korean Peninsula is going cumulonimbus clouds».
The publication believes this is evidence of the growing likelihood of a military conflict on the Peninsula.
Since 2006, North Korea fired six nuclear weapon tests and tens of launches of ballistic missiles.
29 November 2017, North Korea conducted a launch of an Intercontinental ballistic missile of a new type «And 15». According to North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, it is the culmination of the process of creating a «state of nuclear forces» of the DPRK.
In December, British newspaper the Telegraph, citing a source in the administration of U.S. President Donald trump announced that the U.S. develop a plan for a preemptive strike on the DPRK, which needs to stop missile and nuclear program of Pyongyang.
The US and China will establish a hotline to share intelligence on North Korea – media 26.12.2017