October 01, 2023

Chinese FM denies reports of more troops on N. Korean border

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China's Foreign Ministry on Monday denied reports originating in Japanese media that 150,000 troops had been moved to the Chinese border with North Korea.

Speaking at a daily press conference in Beijing, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying told reporters she was not aware of any additional soldiers being deployed to the DPRK's borders.