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In call with Trump, Xi urges ‘restraint’ on North Korea: report

Monday, Apr 24, 2017,12:04 IST By anju A A A

Beijing | Chinese President Xi Jinping urged “restraint” on North Korea during a phone call today with US President Donald Trump, days before an American supercarrier is due to arrive near the Korean Peninsula.

“(China) hopes that the relevant parties can maintain restraint and avoid actions that would increase tensions in the Korean Peninsula,” Xi said, according to state broadcaster CCTV.