Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday warned that no one would win if there was war on the Korean Peninsula, advising against anything that would escalate the situation.
“We urge all parties to refrain from inflammatory or threatening statements and deeds to prevent the situation on the Korean Peninsula from becoming irreversible,” Wang said when meeting with the press following talks with French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.
“There has been heightened tension between the United States, the Republic of Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The precarious situation deserves our attention and concern,” Wang said.
China has always opposed any rhetoric or actions that escalate tension and historically dialogue has proved to be the only solution, he said.
“On the Korean Peninsula issue, it is not the one who espouses hasher rhetoric or raises a bigger fist that will win,” Wang said. Enditem