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China vows to take 'necessary response' to North Korea

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China vows to take 'necessary response' to North Korea
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has vowed to make a necessary response to North Korea after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan.

Wang Yi spoke at a news conference in Beijing and he urged all parties to stick to peaceful and diplomatic means to find a resolution to tensions on the Korean peninsula.

“There’s another important part to the Security Council,which is to persist in using peaceful and diplomatic methods to solve the peninsular nuclear issue, and to call for a return to dialogue as soon as possible, especially a resumption of the six party talks, and to ask all sides not to continue with actions that will make the situation more tense.”

The United Nations security council have condemned North Korea’s firing of a ballistic missile over Japan ,demanding Pyongyang halt its weapons programme but holding back on any threat of new sanctions on the isolated regime.