Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge reopens: A sign with the Korean and Chinese flags is displayed near the Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge, the biggest border crossing between Korea and China. [AFP]
The Independent: China 'tells citizens to leave North Korea' as tensions with US escalate
Embassy reportedly calls Korean-Chinese residents with warning
China has reportedly told its citizens living in North Korea to return home, over fears that tensions between Pyongyang and Washington DC could escalate.
The Korea Times reports that the Chinese embassy in North Korea began advising Korean-Chinese residents to return to China last month, over fears the country’s military provocations could lead to retaliation from the US.
According to Radio Free Asia, a US-based radio station that broadcasts to Asian countries, the embassy began sending the message to citizens ahead of the 85th anniversary of the Korean People’s Army last month.
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WNU Editor: The Chinese government may be telling its citizens to leave North Korea, but many north Koreans are definitely interested in China in this fascinating post .... North Korean citizens swarm to see the outside world as thousands of them cruise to China on an overloaded boat (Daily Mail).
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