China, Russia accuse U.S. at UN of stoking North Korea tensions

SpaceWar.com reports: “China and Russia took aim at the United States during a landmark UN General Assembly session on Wednesday, accusing Washington of stoking tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

The session was held for Beijing and Moscow to explain their decisions last month to veto a US draft resolution in the Security Council that would have imposed new sanctions on North Korea.

China’s ambassador to the UN, Zhang Jun, hit out at Washington’s approach to Pyongyang, saying tension on the peninsula has ‘developed to what it is today, primarily due to the flip flop of US policies,’ before making a plea for easing sanctions against North Korea.

Moscow’s deputy ambassador to the UN, Anna Evstigneeva, also called for the sanctions to be lifted…”

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