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China reacts to S. Korea-US drill

07-13-2010 18:57 BJT Special Report:US-ROK Drill Escalates Regional Tension |

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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang says China is concerned about the South Korea-US military drill amid a tense standoff with the DPRK over the sinking of a warship from the South. He says the situation on the Korea Peninsula needs to be pacified through peaceful negotiations.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said, "We are extremely concerned about the event. All sides need to take the opportunities to push forward negotiations. Under the current circumstances, all the parties concerned should exercise calm and restraint and do nothing to escalate tensions and harm the interests of countries in this region. We call on peaceful ways to solve these problems and to ensure the security and prosperity on the Korea Peninsula."

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV

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