No Fórum Económico Mundial, que decorre em Davos, na Suíça, o professor chinês, Yan Xuetong, considera que as relações entre o Norte e o Sul da Península Coreana não vão melhorar enquanto Lee Myung-bak for presidente da Coreia do Sul.
Por isso, diz Yan, o melhor que a Coreia do Norte tem a fazer é esperar pelo próximo presidente:
Yan, who is dean of the Institute of International Studies at Tsinghua University, said this means North Korean officials will be “very patient” and will wait to engage with South Korea’s next president in two years when Lee’s term ends.
Speaking at a panel Wednesday at the World Economic Forum, Yan said China’s main concern is to avoid war on the Korean peninsula and ensure stability.
“So at this moment, from my understanding, our policy is very clear — try to stabilize the (Korean) relationship and prevent any military clashes,” Yan said.
“The question is how should we make this region peaceful?” he said. “That’s why we strongly support the Sunshine policy because the Sunshine policy can keep (the) North and South at peace.”