China's President Xi Jinping urged President Trump to tone down his aggressive rhetoric toward North Korea in a phone call Friday night. "At present, relevant parties should exercise restraint and avoid words and actions that would escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula," Xi said, per the Chinese foreign ministry. Xi's comments come in response to increased saber-rattling from Trump and Pyongyang since North Korea tested missiles that could potentially execute a nuclear strike on the U.S. mainland. Earlier Friday, Beijing indirectly warned its North Korean allies no Chinese help would be forthcoming if Kim Jong Un attacks U.S. territory first.
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