Xi, Putin agree to “appropriately” deal with North Korean nuclear test: Xinhua

September 4, 2017

XIAMEN - Chinese President Xi Jinping met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, calling for enhanced mutual support and strategic co-ordination, China’s State newsagency, Xinhua reported. .   “The two leaders also agreed to appropriately deal with the latest nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK),” Xinhua said.

Putin was in the south-eastern Chinese coastal city of Xiamen, Fujian Province, to attend the ninth BRICS summit and the Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries. Xinhua reported Xi as saying: “The two sides should consolidate high-level mutual political trust, firmly strengthen mutual support and enhance strategic coordination.”   www.webershandwickcn (ATI).