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> A cryptic plea from Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday, calling on the relevant side to exercise restraint when it comes to the Korean Peninsula during a phone call with US President Donald Trump. According to state media, Xi emphasized a peaceful resolution in the North Korean conflict and said it was in the joint interest of China and the US to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula.
00:00:24
The White House issuing a statement after the call saying that the leaders agreed that North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behavior. This comes after Trump issued a new threat to the north on Friday, saying that the US military is locked and loaded as Pyongyang accused him of driving the situation to the brink of nuclear war.
00:00:43
>> Those words are very, very easy to understand.>> The international community, including China, Russia, and Germany, expressing alarm over the heated exchange. Russia's foreign minister saying that Moscow is deeply worried about the threats by both sides.>> Unfortunately, the rhetoric in Washington and Pyongyang is now starting to go over the top.
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We hope that common sense will eventually prevail.>> Meanwhile, the US island of Guam posted emergency guidelines on Friday, to help residents prepare for any potential nuclear attacks after a threat from North Korea to fire missiles close to its waters. Trump reassuring Guam's governor that things are under control.
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>> Well, we're going to do a great job for you, don't worry about a thing.>> But that's little comfort for those who might be caught in the path of a military conflict.