March 17, 2017 / 1:29 PM / 9 months ago

Trump says North Korea 'behaving very badly,' China has done little to help

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday North Korea is “behaving very badly” and China has done little to help, hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said a U.S. policy of strategic patience with North Korea had ended.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks up while hosting a House and Senate leadership lunch at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

“North Korea is behaving very badly. They have been ‘playing’ the United States for years. China has done little to help!” Trump said in a message on Twitter.

Tillerson, who is currently in Seoul, is due to visit China on Saturday and Sunday to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Reporting by Washington Newsroom

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