WORLD China to work with Russia in promoting Korean Peninsula issue

WORLD

China to work with Russia in promoting Korean Peninsula issue

CGTN

22:36, April 25, 2019

China is willing to work with relevant parties including Russia to take phased and synchronized steps with a package plan, continue to push for denuclearization on the peninsula and advancement of political settlement of the Peninsula issue and make positive progress.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang made the remarks at a press briefing when asked for comment on contact between the DPRK and Russia.

Noting that both the DPRK and Russia are China's friendly neighbors, Geng said China is happy to see that the DPRK and Russia strengthen high-level exchanges and enhance bilateral cooperation.

Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the Second Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Cooperation.

The forum is held in Beijing from Thursday to Saturday.

Putin and Kim Jong Un, top leader of the DPRK, held their first-ever face-to-face talks on Thursday.

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