China says keeping peace on Korean peninsula is common goal of mankind

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BEIJING, March 25 (Reuters) - Responding to North Korea's missile test on Thursday, Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said that maintaining peace and stability on the Korean peninsula was the common goal of all mankind.

The North launched two ballistic missiles into the sea near Japan, underscoring its weaponry advances and fuelling tension ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, while also ramping up pressure on the new U.S. administration of President Joe Biden. read more

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Reporting by Cate Cadell; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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