UN sanctions hurt China-N Korea ties

Once strong alliance weakened substantially by Chinese backing for sanctions over N Korea's nuclear programme.

    The relationship between China and North Korea was once described as an alliance forged in blood. However, there have been leadership changes in both countries and that alliance no longer looks as strong.

    A significant cause for the worsened ties was China's support for UN sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear programme.

    Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas reports on how Sino-Korean relations have changed.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    Al Jazeera examines three weeks of war from which both Arabs and Israelis claimed to emerge victorious.