Beijing urges reduction in tension after DPRK missile launch

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The U.S., Japan and South Korea are urging the United Nations to take immediate action in response to this weekend’s launch of a missile by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

The U.S. government in Washington is calling for “unprecedented measures”, but Beijing says any new resolution should “reduce” tension, not escalate it.

CCTV America’s Roee Ruttenberg reports on the latest diplomatic moves.

Beijing urges reduction in tension after DPRK missile launch

The U.S., Japan and South Korea are urging the United Nations to take immediate action in response to this weekend's launch of a missile by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The U.S. government in Washington is calling for "unprecedented measures", but Beijing says any new resolution should "reduce" tension, not escalate it. CCTV America's Roee Ruttenberg reports on the latest diplomatic moves.


Asia analyst Rodger Baker on breaking the DPRK cycle of tension
CCTV America’s Mike Walter spoke to Rodger Baker from Texas about how to break the continuous cycle of tension between the DPRK and the international community. Baker is Vice President of Asia-Pacific Analysis at Stratfor, which is a global intelligence company.

Asia analyst Rodger Baker on breaking the DPRK cycle of tension

CCTV America's Mike Walter spoke to Rodger Baker from Texas about how to break the continuous cycle of tension between the DPRK and the international community. Baker is Vice President of Asia-Pacific Analysis at Stratfor, which is a global intelligence company.