China to lodge diplomatic protest with North Korea over nuclear test

A news broadcast on North Korea's nuclear test is shown on a screen at Gimhae International Airport in Busan, South Korea on Sept 5, 2016.
A news broadcast on North Korea's nuclear test is shown on a screen at Gimhae International Airport in Busan, South Korea on Sept 5, 2016. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China said on Friday (Sept 9) that it would lodge a diplomatic protest with North Korea's embassy, hours after the country conducted its fifth nuclear test.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Hua Chunying made the comment during a regular press briefing.