China says situation on Korean peninsula could slip out of control

Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi speaking during a press conference after talks with German Foreign Minister at the Borsig villa in Berlin, on April 26, 2017.
Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi speaking during a press conference after talks with German Foreign Minister at the Borsig villa in Berlin, on April 26, 2017.PHOTO: AFP

BEIJING (REUTERS) - There is a danger that the situation on the Korean peninsula could escalate or slip out of control, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told a senior Russian diplomat.

Wang made the comments during a meeting on the sidelines of a meeting at the United Nations, China's Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday (April 28).