09 June 2017

News Story: China urges N. Korea to not escalate tensions after missile launch

BEIJING, June 8 (Yonhap) -- China urged North Korea not to escalate tensions after the country launched what are believed to be several cruise missiles.

"Under the current environment, the countries concerned should not provoke each other or take any action that could escalate regional tensions," China's foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a briefing. "The countries should make joint efforts to ease tensions and work toward regional stability," she also said.

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