Russia, China Rule Out Military Action In North Korea, US Responds “Will Go Its Own Path” If Needed

Russia’s deputy U.N. envoy on Wednesday said military force should not be considered against North Korea and also called for a halt to the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system in South Korea. “The possibility of taking military measures to resolve the problems of the Korean peninsula should be excluded,” said Deputy Russian U.N. Ambassador Vladimir Safronkov. “We express our support to the idea of North and South Korea engaging in dialogue and consultations.” “The possibility of taking military measures to resolve the problems of the Korean peninsula should be excluded,” Safronkov said. “We express our support to the idea of North and South Korea engaging in dialogue and consultations.” He also said that attempts to economically strangle North Korea are “unacceptable” and that sanctions will not resolve the issue, and also called for a halt to the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system in South Korea.

Source: Russia, China Rule Out Military Action In North Korea, US Responds “Will Go Its Own Path” If Needed

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