China's 'firm opposition' to North Korea's nuclear test

China expressed its "firm opposition" to North Korea's nuclear test today.

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, heedless of widespread international opposition, has again carried out a nuclear test, to which the Chinese government expresses its firm opposition.

– Chinese Foreign Ministry

The Chinese also called on North Korea to abide by its denuclearisation pledge and not to "take additional actions that could cause the situation to further deteriorate."