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Ministry: No troops sent to border with DPRK

By Zhang Yunbi ( China Daily ) Updated: 2015-08-28 07:41:14

The Ministry of National Defense has dismissed a rumor that China's People's Liberation Army was reinforcing the border with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Tension recently flared on the Korean Peninsula and then eased within days. Some online speculation and media reports have said photos of tanks were proof of the Chinese army marching toward the China-DPRK border as reinforcements.

"The reports ... are not in accordance with facts and are purely hype, "ministry spokesman Yang Yujun told a regular news conference in Beijing on Thursday.

Ministry: No troops sent to border with DPRK

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