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China seriously concerned by North Korean warnings on missile tests, nuclear war
April 19, 2017 / 7:43 AM / in 7 months

China seriously concerned by North Korean warnings on missile tests, nuclear war

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that it was seriously concerned by recent comments made by North Korean officials warning of further missile tests and the possibility of nuclear war.

Missiles are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of North Korea's founding father, Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Sue-Lin Wong

Addressing a regular press briefing, ministry spokesman Lu Kang added that China was resolutely opposed to any words or actions that could further raise tensions.

Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Writing by Philip Wen; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore

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