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Trump warns China over ship-to-ship fuel sales to North Korea

US President Donald Trump tweeted his disappointment this Thursday that China allegedly allowed oil to be transferred to North Korean ships. He later told the New York Times that he might take punitive trade actions if China does not "help us much more"

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President Donald Trump warned that alleged illicit Chinese oil sales to North Korea may jeopardize a peaceful resolution to the confrontation over Kim Jong Un's nuclear weapons and missile programs.

"Caught RED HANDED – very disappointed that China is allowing oil to go into North Korea. There will never be a friendly solution to the North Korea problem if this continues to happen!" Trump said on Twitter Thursday while at his golf club in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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