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South Korea says the North's nuclear test, missiles pose challenge to China ties

Monday, September 5, 2016 - 10:30
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South Korean President Park Geun-hye said at a summit meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday that North Korea's fourth nuclear test and missile launches posed a challenge to the South's ties with China, Yonhap news agency reported.

[SEOUL] South Korean President Park Geun-hye said at a summit meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday that North Korea's fourth nuclear test and missile launches posed a challenge to the South's ties with China, Yonhap news agency reported.

Ms Park said North Korea's provocations gravely damaged peace and stability on the Korean peninsula and in North-east Asia, Yonhap said after her meeting with Mr Xi on the sidelines of the Group of 20 major economies leaders' meeting in Hangzhou, China.

China is reclusive North Korea's lone major ally.

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