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China, Russia condemn nuke test, agree to 'appropriately deal' with N Korea

India also deplored the nuclear test conducted by North Korea

ANI  |  Xiamen 

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People watch a TV news reporting about a possible nuclear test conducted by North Korea ,at the Seoul Railway station in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo: PTI)

and have united against North Korea after it has successfully conducted a test of a on Sunday, which is meant to be loaded into an intercontinental

The Presidents of and came to an agreement on appropriately dealing with North Korea's sixth and most powerful nuclear test, the Xinhua News agency reported.

The agreement came as Chinese President Xi Jinping met his Russian counterpart on Sunday night in Xiamen, Fujian province, ahead of Monday's Brazil, Russia, India, and South Africa (BRICS) summit.

Meanwhile, the Chinese Foreign Ministry issued a statement, expressing firm opposition to and strong condemnation of the

Both leaders have agreed to stick to the goal of de-nuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula and keep close communication and coordination to deal with the new situation.

Earlier, also deplored the conducted by North Korea and called Pyongyang to refrain from such actions which adversely impact peace and stability in the region and beyond.

In a statement, expressed concern over the and said, "Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has once again acted in violation of its commitments."

The statement further read that the move goes against the objective of the de-nuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, which has been endorsed by the country itself.

"also remains concerned about the proliferation of nuclear and missile technologies which has adversely impacted India's national security," it added.

First Published: Mon, September 04 2017. 08:04 IST
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