Wors­ened ten­sion on Korean Penin­sula

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Bei­jing: China urged all par­ties to avoid any ac­tion that might worsen ten­sions on the Korean Penin­sula fol­low­ing a re­port­edly failed launch of an in­ter­me­di­ate-range bal­lis­tic mis­sile by Py­ongyang last Fri­day. The UN Se­cu­rity Coun­cil res­o­lu­tion was clear about the Demo­cratic Peo­ple’s Repub­lic of Korea (North Korea) mis­sile is­sue, For­eign Min­istry spokesper­son Lu Kang said at a reg­u­lar news brief­ing when asked to com­ment Py­ongyang’s lat­est move.

“As the cur­rent sit­u­a­tion on the Penin­sula is com­plex and sen­si­tive, we hope all par­ties can com­ply with the Se­cu­rity Coun­cil res­o­lu­tion and avoid wors­en­ing ten­sions,” Mr Lu said. Mr Lu called on all par­ties to work to main­tain peace and sta­bil­ity on the Korean Penin­sula. Xinhua

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