Skip to comments.N. Korea Holds onto Chinese Trains Bringing Aids(NK brazenly rips off China)
Posted on 07/04/2006 6:41:35 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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N. Korea Holds onto Chinese Trains Bringing Aids
Japanese Media, "(N. Koreans) say that trains are part of the aid package."
N. Korea refuses to return (Chinese) trains which brought aid supplies from China, even after the supplies were unloaded, leaving Chinese authorities increasingly frustrated, it has been revealed.
Quoting sources inside China, Jiji Press of Japan reported in its July 4th dispatch, "China is sending materials and goods to N. Korea, but, in recent days, N. Korea frequently refuses to return these trains, raising frustration of Chinese authorities."
According to Jiji, the sources speculated, "N. Korea appears to think that the trains are part of the aid package." It went on to explain that these recent incidents are indications of how imcomprehensible N. Korea is to outsiders.
There is a widespread view inside the central and local governments of China that bringing supplies to N. Korea via trains may result in 'the trains not coming back.' Chinese government is reportedly asking N. Korean Train Ministry to return the trains, but so far they have not taken any concrete steps (to get them back.)
Jiji Presss pointed out, " In N. Korea, trains are badly worn-out and in short supply. It is highly likely that the trains from China are used for domestic transportation."
Yang Jung-a correspondent
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What would they refuse to return next time? I want to know.:)
N. Korea moving into an uncharted territory. Ping!
Just a hunch of mine, but this could reduce the number of future aid missions from China...
More likely to get a boot up their...
It helps to look at the upside of this event.:)
NK getting ready to start a war, needs trains to transport troops.
So, what happened to the Chinese crews that took the trains there?
Minor details are missing from this story.
I do not mind N. Korea subjecting China to excruciating question, "Which do you hate more, U.S. or N. Korea?" It is not an easy question to settle, at least for China.
I guess Kim Jung-il figures he may as well try to keep them. lol
This is the definition of a win-win situation for us.
Probably, they walked back home via the bridge on Yalu River.:)
Socialism in action.
"They were delicious!" -NK
Biting the hand that feeds you.
N. Korea and Zimbabwe are running neck and neck for having the most stupidly run country in the world.
This thing of stealing the trains would be funny if it werent so damned dumb.
"o, what happened to the Chinese crews that took the trains there? "
They are doing the jobs NK's are unwilling to do!
P I N G
So that would make this theft story just a cover for the Chinese?
"Jiji Presss pointed out, " In N. Korea, trains are badly worn-out and in short supply. It is highly likely that the trains from China are used for domestic transportation."
Ahhh...the wonders of socialism/marxism.
I wonder if Ramsey Clark had any comment. He holds himself out as supporting The North Korean regime and its system of oppression.
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