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After failed missile test, China calls for Korean calm

world Updated: Jun 02, 2016 07:08 IST

BEIJING: China hopes all parties on the Korean peninsula will remain calm and exercise restraint, President Xi Jinping told a senior visiting North Korean envoy on Wednesday, after the isolated state rattled nerves with a failed missile test. The rare meeting in Beijing between Xi and one of North Korea’s highest-profile officials, career diplomat Ri Su Yong, follows a flurry of weapons tests in the run-up to the first congress in 36 years of North Korea’s ruling Workers’ Party in May, when young leader Kim Jong Un consolidated his control.

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