Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. © Sputnik/ Phoro host agency/ Roman Yandolin
The Telegraph: China enlists Russia help to avert North Korea crisis
China has sought to enlist Russia’s help to cool tensions over North Korea amid fears among Beijing’s leaders that hostilities between the United States and Pyongyang are imminent.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made the appeal in a phone conversation with Sergey Lavrov, his Russian counterpart, after telling reporters that conflict could break out “at any moment”.
A statement on China's Foreign Ministry website said Mr Wang told the Russian diplomat: "China is ready to coordinate closely with Russia to help cool down as soon as possible the situation on the peninsula and encourage the parties concerned to resume dialogue.”
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WNU Editor: North Korea is not Russia's priority right now. Syria/sanctions/Ukraine/new Cold War .... that is what Moscow is focused on.
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