China Open to Considering North Korea Sanctions

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A North Korean soldier looks through binoculars. Credit: PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images. i

A North Korean soldier looks through binoculars on the banks of the Yalu River in the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong on Tuesday. Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A North Korean soldier looks through binoculars. Credit: PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images.

A North Korean soldier looks through binoculars on the banks of the Yalu River in the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong on Tuesday.

Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

China says it supports "appropriate action" by the United Nations against neighboring North Korea in the wake of that country's apparent testing of a nuclear bomb. China also says it is encouraging North Korea to return to talks over its nuclear activities.

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