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US welcomes China, Russia moves in N. Korea crisis

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The White House on Monday welcomed efforts by Russia and China to ease the crisis with North Korea, after pushing both nations to use their influence to change the isolated state's behavior.

"We welcome efforts by Beijing and Moscow to encourage Pyongyang to refrain from provocative rhetoric and threats," said White House spokesman Jay Carney.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130408/us-welcomes-china-russia-moves-n-korea-crisis