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>> China on Tuesday hitting back in unusually strong terms against repeated calls from the United States to put more pressure on North Korea over Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman saying, attempts to blame Beijing undermine international efforts to resolve the issue.>> Recently, certain people talking about the Korean peninsula nuclear issue have been exaggerating and giving prominence to the so-called China responsibility theory.
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I think this either shows lack of a full, correct knowledge of the issue or there are ulterior motives for it, trying to shift responsibility.>> US President Donald Trump has expressed impatience that China has not done enough to leverage its close economic and diplomatic ties to put pressure on Pyongyang.
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But Trump took a markedly conciliatory tone at a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 Summit over the weekend.>> I'm sure that whether it's on trade or whether it's on North Korea, or any of the many things that we'll be discussing, we will come to a successful conclusion.
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>> North Korea's nuclear ambitions on stark display, testing an intercontinental ballistic missile last week that some experts believe could deliver a warhead to Alaska and parts of America's Pacific Coast. The Pentagon on Tuesday saying it had a successful test of its own, a missile defense system known by the acronym THAAD.
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This was the first ever test of the system against an incoming intermediate range ballistic missile. Earlier this year, the US deployed THAAD to South Korea, a move drawing fierce criticism from China, which fears the system's high powered radar can probe its territory.