China urges North Korea to be ‘smart’ and drop its missile tests
Washington Post ^ | Aug. 6, 2017 | Carol Morello
Posted on 8/6/2017, 8:32:58 PM by Innovative
China delivered frank advice to North Korea, its outcast neighbor, on Sunday, telling Pyongyang to make a “smart decision” and stop conducting missile launches and nuclear tests.
The statement by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi came on the heels of a U.N. Security Council decision to impose additional sanctions on North Korea and its exports, and suggested that the American push to further isolate the regime of Kim Jung Un is reaping some dividends. But Wang also called on the United States to dial back the tension.
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