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US Secy of State Rex Tillerson's India visit: Updates

Discussion in 'International Relations' started by Gessler, Oct 26, 2017.

  1. BMD

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    NoKo is a friend of exactly nobody but itself. Its constitution was penned by Stalin, who killed more of his own people than Vlad the Impaler, second only to Mao. China is about the only country that wants NK there, as a roadbloack to democracy.
     
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    Big words from the country of infamous winston churchill.
     
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    Of who? NK? That's like saying you're the third biggest trade partner of the local sweet shop.
     
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    So? For a local sweet shop a box of candy is big deal.
     
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    Surely you're not going to change the topic again, otherwise I'll have to start talking about the infamous Cholas. Secondly, Churchill did not kill his own people. Thirdly, Stalin did not rely on food shortages and misfortune to kill people.
     
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    Meaningful trade is measured in tens of billions of $s, not tens of millions. This is not an economic move, it is a bow down to China move.

    Where's North Korea?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_the_largest_trading_partners_of_India

    Largest trading House[edit]
    India's largest trade partners with their total trade (sum of imports and exports) in billions of US dollars for the financial year 2014–15 were as follows:[4]


    Rank Country Exports Imports Total Trade Trade Balance
    1 [​IMG] China 9.01 61.71 70.72 -52.70
    2 [​IMG] United States 40.34 21.78 62.12 18.55
    3 [​IMG] United Arab Emirates 30.29 19.45 49.74 10.84
    4 [​IMG] Saudi Arabia 6.39 20.32 26.72 -13.93
    5 [​IMG] Switzerland 0.98 19.30 20.28 -18.32
    6 [​IMG] Germany 7.09 12.09 20.33 -5.25
    7 [​IMG] Hong Kong 12.09 6.05 19.17 8.03
    8 [​IMG] Indonesia 2.82 13.13 19.05 -10.96
    9 [​IMG] South Korea 3.52 13.05 18.13 -8.93
    10 [​IMG] Malaysia 3.71 9.08 16.93 -5.30
    11 [​IMG] Singapore 7.72 7.31 16.93 2.68
    12 [​IMG] Nigeria 2.22 9.95 16.36 -11.00
    13 [​IMG] Belgium 5.03 8.26 16.33 -5.29
    14 [​IMG] Qatar 0.90 9.02 15.66 -13.55
    15 [​IMG] Japan 4.66 9.85 15.52 -4.75
    16 [​IMG] Iraq 1.00 10.84 15.08 -13.42
    17 [​IMG] Kuwait 1.25 4.97 14.58 -12.18
    18 [​IMG] United Kingdom 8.83 5.19 14.34 4.30
    19 [​IMG] Iran 2.78 6.28 13.13 -4.78
    20 [​IMG] Australia 3.26 8.90 13.03 -7.47

    - Remaining Countries 126.78 104.92 231.70 21.86
    India's Total 262.29 381.01 758.30 -137.63
     
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    Oh! Not killing his own people have brownie points ?!

    And we don't take moral high ground and preach it.
     
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    What is so hard to understand here? Trade volume is subjective, What is the point of comparing it with the rest of the world?. For NK that small amount is a big deal because we are third biggest partner while everyone else choose not to.
     
  9. The enlightened

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    Hahahaha

    Retards
    http://www.livemint.com/Politics/zK...IndiaNorth-Korea-ties-could-act-as-condu.html

    ps: how do you write on links?
     
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    The $130 mn was the trade value BEFORE we banned trading with NK (in line with international sanctions).

    Now the value is less than $11 mn - that too only food & medicine.

    As said in the OP: "...New Delhi recently banned trade of most goods with the country, except in food or medicine..."

    "Trade between India and North Korea amounted to $130 million in 2016-17 but in the current fiscal year it stands at $10.95 million, according to official data."

    https://economictimes.indiatimes.co...ations-rex-tillerson/articleshow/61268389.cms

    And as stated by both Tillerson & Swaraj, the embassy however will continue operating - as a possible line of communication if not anything else.
     
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    The main difference is that everybody else learned from WWII, except the Communists, their genocides continued well after. And yes, when you don't even care about your own people, you basically don't care about anybody but yourself.

    Mao - 27 million
    Stalin - 11 million
    Khymer Rouge - 3 million
    NVA purges - 1.5 million
    Kim Dynasty - 1.5+ million
    Deng Xiaoping - 10,000

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_killings_under_Communist_regimes#East_Germany
     
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    Concentrate on the Tillerson visit, people - and the NoKo situation which was a point of discussion in his visit.
     
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    So, Killing outsiders is acceptable?

    As i said, don't teach us on morality. Our foreign policy will continue to serve our interest.

    Add this to the list.

    Winston Churchill - 4.3 million.

    Select the text and click on the 'link' button.
     
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  15. The enlightened

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    That time is long past. Nothing will happen.
    Yayyy
     

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