March 15, 2017 / 3:40 AM / in 4 months

China's Li urges dialogue to ease Korean peninsula tensions

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China's Premier Li Keqiang arrives for a news conference after the closing ceremony of China's National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, March 15, 2017.Damir Sagolj

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday tensions on the Korean peninsula could lead to conflict and urged dialogue to help ease the situation.

China was committed to denuclearization on the Korean peninsula, Li said at his annual news conference at the end of the annual meeting of China's parliament.

Reporting by Ryan Woo and Kevin Yao; Writing by Philip Wen; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore

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