BEIJING, September 1. /TASS/. The unilateral sanctions of Japan does not comply with the UN security Council resolutions. This was stated on Friday foreign Minister Wang Yi during a telephone conversation with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono.

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“Unilateral sanctions do not meet the UN security Council resolutions not based on international law, said the Chinese Minister during the discussion of the situation on the Korean Peninsula. – Japan should not take the wrong decision”.

“China opposes the DPRK’s nuclear programme, agreed with the position of the international community on denuclearization of the Peninsula. The nuclear issue of the Peninsula is a question of security,” – said Wang Yi

Earlier, the government of China expressed strong protest in connection with the extension of Japan’s sanctions list at the DPRK – include four companies from China . After the expansion of Tokyo lists related to North Korea, they were 72 companies and organizations and over 80 individuals. Japan notes that these measures are aimed at limiting the import of goods and resources from the DPRK, and the decline in foreign exchange earnings to the country.

As reported on Thursday the Agency Kyodo, foreign Minister Taro Kono and U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson in a telephone conversation confirmed that both countries will work together in the UN security Council on a new resolution calling for tougher sanctions against the DPRK after the next launch of a ballistic missile.

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Tensions around the Korean Peninsula

The situation on the Korean Peninsula remains extremely tense. In July, the DPRK has twice tested a ballistic missile. In turn, the US and its allies are constantly carried out in the region of large-scale naval exercises. The two sides exchanged tough statements, not excluding any scenario, including military.