Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi prepare to leave after a joint press conference at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Beijing on Friday. Photo: EPA Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi prepare to leave after a joint press conference at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Beijing on Friday. Photo: EPA
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi prepare to leave after a joint press conference at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Beijing on Friday. Photo: EPA

‘US shouldn’t use North Korea’s actions as an excuse’: China, Russia raise concerns over US missile defence plans

Deployment of THAAD system on Korean peninsula will ‘damage strategic balance’, foreign ministers say, in latest sign Beijing and Moscow are aligning their military stances

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi prepare to leave after a joint press conference at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Beijing on Friday. Photo: EPA Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi prepare to leave after a joint press conference at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Beijing on Friday. Photo: EPA
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi prepare to leave after a joint press conference at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Beijing on Friday. Photo: EPA
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