Russia fears ‘out of control’ North Korea situation, says foreign minister

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MOSCOW-Russia warned on Friday that a flare-up in tensions between North Korea and the United States could get out of control, urging all sides involved in the standoff to refrain from muscle-flexing.

“We can simply see the situation getting out of control, it would spiral down into a vicious circle,” Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters, warning all parties against “unilateral actions”.

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