China urges US-North Korea deal to avert 'head-on collision'
- China on Wednesday called on North Korea to suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for the US and South Korea halting annual military exercises, to prevent what it called a "head-on collision."
Foreign Minister Wang Yi's proposal came after a cascade of events that has sent regional tensions soaring, including a volley of North Korean missile tests that flew provocatively close to Japan.
Wang warned of a "looming crisis" unless the antagonists cooled down.
"The two sides are like two accelerating trains coming toward each other with neither side willing to give way," Wang said at a press conference on the sidelines of China's annual parliament session.
"The question is: are the two sides really ready for a head-on collision? Our priority now is to flash the red light and apply the brakes on both trains."(Excerpt) Read more at: dailymail.co.uk ...
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