China ‘strongly condemns’ N. Korean nuclear test: foreign ministry

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AFP
Sept 3, 2017

China strongly condemned North Korea’s Sunday nuclear test, slamming Pyongyang for ignoring international condemnation of its atomic weapons programme.

North Korea “has ignored the international community’s widespread opposition, again carrying out a nuclear test. China’s government expresses resolute opposition and strong condemnation toward this,” the foreign ministry said in a statement on its website.

“We strongly urge the DPRK (North Korea) to face the strong will of denuclearisation from the international community, earnestly abide by the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council, stop taking mistaken actions which worsen the situation and are also not in line with its own interests, and effectively return to the track of solving the problem through dialogue,” it added.

The test was North Korea’s sixth and far more powerful than any weapon it has previously detonated.

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  • Joseph Conrad

    All of this is a charade. At any time the U.S. could end it with a call to the conference table.
    But alas, the US is the Bully and bullies never negotiate save with bigger bullies.
    Only when the nations of the world turn from the US to Germany, Russia & China will it do so.