Thomson Reuters Foundation

Inform - Connect - Empower

China urges calm and restraint on North Korea nuclear test plan

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Thu, 24 Jan 2013 07:18 GMT
Author: Reuters
Tweet Recommend Google + LinkedIn Email Print
Leave us a comment

BEIJING, Jan 24 (Reuters) - China called for calm and restraint on Thursday after North Korea said it would carry out further rocket launches and a nuclear test that would target the United States.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei made the comments at a daily news briefing.

Hong also urged the "relevant party" not to take any steps that would raise tensions. (Reporting by Ben Blanchard, Writing by Sui-Lee Wee; editing by Jonathan Standing)

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. For more information see our Acceptable Use Policy.

comments powered by Disqus
Most Popular
LATEST SLIDESHOW

Latest slideshow

See allSee all
FEATURED JOBS
Featured jobs