|A supposed North Korean ICBM Launch Vehicle (2017 parade)|
BEIJING, July 4 (Yonhap) -- China slammed North Korea's claimed launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday as a violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions.
"Related UNSC resolutions have clear rules on North Korea's ballistic missile technology and activities of (ballistic missile) launches," China's foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in a press briefing.
"China opposes North Korea's continuation of (ballistic missile) activities in violation of these rules," he said.
The spokesman also urged North Korea "not to come in breach of UNSC resolutions again and fulfill the pre-conditions for resuming talks."
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