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Chinese president speaks with Trump and urges calm over North Korea

Xi Jinping says all sides should avoid rhetoric Trump’s ‘locked and loaded’ tweet earns rebuke from Angela Merkel China’s president, Xi Jinping, has told Donald Trump in a phone call that all sides should avoid rhetoric or action that would worsen tensions on the Korean peninsula, according to Chinese state media. Reports quoted Xi as saying: “At present, the relevant parties must maintain restraint and avoid words and deeds that would exacerbate the tension on the Korean peninsula.” Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Saturday, 12 August