Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi (centre) speaks with Russian Ambassador Vasilly Nebenzia (left) and US Ambassador Nikki Haley at the conclusion of the United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea. Photo: AFP Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi (centre) speaks with Russian Ambassador Vasilly Nebenzia (left) and US Ambassador Nikki Haley at the conclusion of the United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea. Photo: AFP
Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi (centre) speaks with Russian Ambassador Vasilly Nebenzia (left) and US Ambassador Nikki Haley at the conclusion of the United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea. Photo: AFP

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un is ‘begging for war’, US tells UN emergency meeting, while slamming China’s ‘insulting’ nuke proposal

China suggests the US and South Korea halt military exercises in exchange for Pyongyang freezing nuclear and missile schemes - but American envoy instead demands ‘strongest possible measures’ against North Korea

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis
Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi (centre) speaks with Russian Ambassador Vasilly Nebenzia (left) and US Ambassador Nikki Haley at the conclusion of the United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea. Photo: AFP Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi (centre) speaks with Russian Ambassador Vasilly Nebenzia (left) and US Ambassador Nikki Haley at the conclusion of the United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea. Photo: AFP
Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi (centre) speaks with Russian Ambassador Vasilly Nebenzia (left) and US Ambassador Nikki Haley at the conclusion of the United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea. Photo: AFP
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