Wednesday, January 6, 2016

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs North Korea nuclear test China knew nothing

Ministry of Foreign Affairs website on January 6, Hua Chunying, a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a regular press conference the same day. First, Hua Chunying, a Foreign Ministry statement read: today, the DPRK ignored universal opposition of the international community, once again to conduct nuclear tests, Chinese Government expresses its resolute opposition.

Achieve the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, nuclear nonproliferation, safeguarding peace and stability in Northeast Asia, it is China's firm position. We strongly urge the DPRK to honor its commitment to denuclearization commitments, and stop taking any action that would aggravate the situation.

Maintaining peace and stability in the peninsula and in Northeast Asia conform to the common interests of all parties. China will firmly promote the denuclearization of the peninsula, insist on solving the Korean peninsula nuclear issue through the six-party talks framework.

In addition, the authorities wide nets news that Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi 2016 new year reception in the Foreign Ministry stressed that China firmly upholding the international nuclear non-proliferation regime, today (January 6) North Korea despite international opposition, to conduct another nuclear test, the Chinese Government has adopted a Foreign Ministry statement indicated that our solemn position.

For the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regular press conference part of the record of the following:

Q: first of all, to inform the Chinese side before the DPRK nuclear test? Secondly, whether China was considering sanctions against North Korea? China built 8000 people standing peacekeeping

A: on your first question, this time North Korea's nuclear test, China knew nothing in advance.

With regard to the second issue, the Chinese side will continue to fulfill its due international obligations, with the efforts of the international community to achieve denuclearization on the Korean peninsula.

Q: availability in the border rivers region and the monitoring of radioactivity in the air? If so, will be published? Measures taken by the Chinese?

A: the Chinese Government attaches great importance to protecting the personal safety of Chinese citizens. Chinese authorities are under scrutiny about the test impact on China, and to take all necessary measures to ensure the safety of Chinese citizens.

As far as I know, actively monitor the data of the Ministry of environmental protection, China will fully carry out radiological emergency monitoring in the border areas, and strengthen the analysis of radiological environmental monitoring data analysis and information. Current atmospheric automatic monitoring stations monitoring data show that the Department of environmental protection, the gamma radiation dose rate monitoring results in the local end of the range, now is normal.

Q: China has been working to halt North Korea's nuclear test. China in addition to objecting to its nuclear testing again, what specific measures will be taken?

Answer: the Chinese position on the North Korean nuclear issue is clear and firm. Achieve the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, nuclear nonproliferation, safeguarding peace and stability in Northeast Asia, it is China's firm position. Maintaining peace and stability in the peninsula and in Northeast Asia conform to the common interests of all parties. China will firmly promote the denuclearization of the peninsula, insist on solving the Korean peninsula nuclear issue through the six-party talks framework.

Q: in addition to the stated position of the Chinese side, and whether there is any concrete action?

A: China whether it is verbal, policies, and actions, have been active efforts to contribute to achieving the goal of denuclearization of the peninsula. Achieve the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, maintain peace and stability in Northeast Asia conform to the common interests of all parties, and required all parties concerned to make concerted efforts. Current developments proved that the early resumption of the six-party talks, the Korean peninsula nuclear issue into the framework of the six-party talks to resolve the importance, urgency and necessity. China is willing to make joint efforts with all parties concerned, firmly committed to the goal of denuclearization of the peninsula, insist on solving the Korean peninsula nuclear issue through the six-party talks framework.

Q: can confirm that North Korea's test is a hydrogen bomb or a bomb?

Answer: we have taken note of the announcement of the nuclear test to the North Koreans declared China experts are stepping up their study. China's position is very clear, that is, we are firmly opposed to another nuclear test by North Korea. We urge the DPRK to honor its commitment to denuclearization promises, stop any deterioration of the situation.

Q: after North Korea's nuclear test, six-party talks prospects?

A: turns out, the six-party talks is the only practical and effective solutions. China will continue to firmly promote the realization of the goal of denuclearization of the peninsula, insist on solving the Korean peninsula nuclear issue through the six-party talks framework, we are willing to continue to work together with all parties to make constructive efforts to this end.

Q: does China summoned the North Korean Ambassador to China made representations?

A: China has made solemn representations to the DPRK.