Beijing calls for more restraint on Korean Peninsula
and negotiations,” he said.
Geng also expressed hope that all related parties will keep calm and restrained, de-escalate the tension on the Korean Peninsula, and pull the issue back to the right track of peaceful talks as soon as possible.
In another development, China’s UN Ambassador Liu Jieyi warned on Monday that further escalation of already high tensions with the DPRK risks getting out of control.
China took over the UN Security Council presidency in July.
Liu reiterated the Chinese “suspension for suspension” proposal package — suspension of nuclear and ballistic testing on the part of the DPRK, and suspension of military exercises on the part of the US and the Republic of Korea.