China Denies Having A Contingency Plan For N. Korea Collapse
Japanese media first reported China had a contingency plan in the event Kim Jong-un's regime collapsed. China dismissed the reports.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | May 6, 2014
Undoubtedly, the news had put Pyongyang's biggest ally in an awkward position. Analysts were saying it was a sign Beijing had lost faith in Kim Jong-un's regime.
The Telegraph has details of the supposed plan, which in the hypothetical situation of a regime collapse meant detaining key North Korean officials for monitoring and protection, creating refugee camps for those fleeing country and increasing security along the 879-mile border.