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Ties Between China, N. Korea Strained

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Ties Between China, N. Korea Strained

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Ties Between China, N. Korea Strained

Ties Between China, N. Korea Strained

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Although China played an important role in convincing North Korea to participate in multilateral talks about its nuclear weapons program, friction is growing between the two countries. North Korea's economic woes and China's strengthening ties to South Korea are among factors straining the relationship. Hear Anthony Kuhn.