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China may face pressure over N Korea at G8

Foreign ministers from the G8 group of developed countries meet in the UK later on Wednesday, with North Korea's increasing belligerence high on the agenda for discussion.

The United Nations imposed trade sanctions on the North Korean government after it conducted a nuclear weapons test.

America and Japan are planning to pile on more pressure, and they will be urging North Korea's neighbour, China, to take a tougher stance. But can China afford to do so?

Jeremy Howell reports from London.

Correction: Approximately 45 seconds into this video Jeremy Howell mistakenly says: "He'll be asking all nations to impose sanctions on China more stringently" instead of "impose sanctions on North Korea more stringently".

We apologise for this error.