The South Korean Embassy in Beijing issued a travel advisory Tuesday, warning South Korean citizens to be cautious in visiting China and its border regions with North Korea after the North’s long-range rocket launch. “To cope with the possibility of instability on the Korean Peninsula after North Korea’s missile launch, those who are visiting China or living in China should be mindful of their safety,” the South Korean Embassy said in a statement. The embassy is closely cooperating with Chinese authorities to ensure the safety of South Korean citizens, the statement said. Tensions mounted as North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday in defiance of U.N. resolutions amid international condemnation over its latest nuclear test last month.
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