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China, Russia must take direct action against North Korea - Tillerson
September 15, 2017 / 1:08 AM / in 2 months

China, Russia must take direct action against North Korea - Tillerson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday urged China and Russia to take direct action against North Korea in response to its latest missile launch.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference at Lancaster house in London, Britain, September 14, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

“China and Russia must indicate their intolerance for these reckless missile launches by taking direct actions of their own,” Tillerson said in a statement.

He said China supplies North Korea with most of its oil and “Russia is the largest employer of North Korean forced labour.”

Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Walsh

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