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China says working with other U.N. Security Council members to discuss North Korea

The United Nations Security Council sits to meet on North Korea after their latest missile test, at the U.N. headquarters in New York City, U.S., August 29, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is working to discuss North Korea with other members of the United Nations Security Council, after Pyongyang fired a missile that flew over Japan, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday.

Speaking at a news briefing in Beijing, Wang urged all parties to stick to peaceful and diplomatic means to find a resolution to tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Reporting by Michael Martina; Writing by Philip Wen; Editing by Clarence Fernandez