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China ‘firmly opposes’ North Korea test—foreign ministry

/ 01:45 PM September 09, 2016

BEIJING, China—China “firmly opposes” North Korea’s nuclear test, the foreign ministry of Pyongyang’s main diplomatic protector said Friday, after its fifth atomic blast.

“Today, the DPRK again conducted a nuclear test despite widespread international opposition—the Chinese government firmly opposes this,” the ministry in Beijing said in a statement on its website, using the North’s official name.

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