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China seriously concerned by North Korean warnings on missile tests, nuclear war
April 19, 2017 / 7:41 AM / 5 months ago

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

A North Korean navy truck carries the 'Pukkuksong' submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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.

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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