China calls for Žappropriate and balancedŽ U.N. resolution on N. Korea
[Kyodo: Korea] Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on Sunday called for ŽŽan appropriate and balancedŽŽ U.N. Security Council resolution in response to North KoreaŽs nuclear test, apparently signaling that China would not accept the imposition of tougher sanctions on Pyongyang, a Japanese Foreign Ministry official said. During talks between Yang and his Japanese counterpart Hirofumi Nakasone in Tokyo, Nakasone emphasized the need to adopt ŽŽswiftly a strongŽŽ resolution and noted that ChinaŽs role is important in preventing North Korea from taking provocative actions.
Posted by: Fred 2009-06-08