China says opposes N.Korean missiles tests that violate UN resolutions

China says opposes N.Korean missiles tests that violate UN resolutions
A man watches the news showing file footage of North Korea's missile launch at a railway station in Seoul on February 12, 2017. North Korea fired a ballistic missile on February 12 in an apparent provocation to test the response from new US President Donald Trump, the South Korean defence ministry said.

BEIJING - China opposes North Korean missile tests that run contrary to UN resolutions, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday after North Korea said it had successfully test-fired a new type of medium- to long-range ballistic missile the previous day.

Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comment at a daily news briefing in Beijing.

North Korea fired the ballistic missile on a high arc into the sea early on Sunday, the first test of US President Donald Trump's vow to get tough on isolated North Korea, that tested nuclear devices and ballistic missiles last year at an unprecedented rate.

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