- The Washington Times - Wednesday, April 3, 2013

A spokesman from China met Wednesday with ambassadors from the United States and North and South Koreas to express “serious concern” over the escalating tensions.

The meeting came as North Korea vowed to restart its nuclear facilities and blocked South Korean workers from accessing a shared industrial area, various media reported.

The Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said the talks were aimed at calming the rhetoric and expressing China’s hope that a peaceful resolution was possible, NBC reported.

Meanwhile, Russia is weighing in, too. A spokesman for that nation worried that human error or a technological glitch could lead to the Korea situation heading “out of control,” the Russian news service Interfax reported on Wednesday.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide