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Chinese President Xi Expresses Concern over North Korea

The Washington Post reports that China expressed concern and perhaps veiled criticism of its longtime ally, North Korea, over its increasingly bellicose rhetoric.  “No one should be allowed to throw a region and even the whole world into chaos for selfish gains,” Chinese President Xi Jinping said at an economic forum in Hainan province. Avoiding mentioning North Korea by name, Xi said, “While pursuing its own interests, a country should accommodate the legitimate interests of others.”  Full article here.