China rejects North Korean request to restart trade across borderChristian Fernsby ▼ | February 20, 2020
The Chinese government recently rejected a North Korean request to restart trade across the two country’s border, Daily NK has learned.
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“China sent a response to North Korea at around 5 PM on Feb. 14 saying that it would be difficult to restart smuggling activities across on the border by Feb. 15,” a high-level government source in Pyongyang told Daily NK on Feb. 18.
“It was essentially a rejection of North Korea’s request,” he added. ■