U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson 28-30 September visit to China, said at a briefing on September 26, state Department spokesman Heather Nauert.
According to her, this trip is necessary for the preparation of the visit to China of US President Donald trump that is scheduled for November 2017.
«During the visit of Secretary of state Tillerson will discuss a range of issues, including the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, as well as trade and investment,» said Neuert.
September 3 in North Korea was the sixth since 2006 nuclear test.
September 11, all 15 members of the UN Security Council supported the draft resolution to toughen sanctions against North Korea.
September 15, North Korea launched a ballistic missile in a North-easterly direction. The rocket flew over the Japanese island of Hokkaido and fell into the Pacific ocean at a distance of about 2 thousand km on East from Hokkaido.
Tillerson in connection with this launch noted that China and Russia can exert strong pressure on North Korea. The Kremlin said that «I strongly condemn the continuation of such provocative acts» from North Korea.
The U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley said on September 17 that the United States has exhausted the possibilities to solve the problem of the DPRK with the tools of the UN Security Council. According to her, if the DPRK will continue its actions and the United States and allies will have to defend North Korea «to be destroyed».
Tillerson will visit China in connection with the situation around North Korea 27.09.2017