WORLD Cooperation needed towards solving Korean nuclear issue: Chinese envoy

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Cooperation needed towards solving Korean nuclear issue: Chinese envoy

By Zhang Niansheng, Gao Shi | People's Daily app

11:48, June 09, 2018

Washington (People's Daily) - All parties concerned about the Korean nuclear issues should collaborate to sort out a political solution, the Chinese ambassador urged on Thursday at a meeting. 

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Cui Tiankai(R), Chinese Ambassador to the United States meets John J. Sullivan(L), US Deputy Secretary of State, on June 7, 2018 in Washington. (Photo: People's Daily)

Chinese Ambassador Cui Tiankai met with Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan on June 7, 2018, exchanging views on bilateral relations and other topics of mutual interest.

Ambassador Cui said that the situation on the Korean Peninsula is continuing to de-escalate. Everyone concerned should work towards a political solution to the Korean nuclear issue. China and the United States should enhance communications and coordination to this end.

Cui also pointed out that the China-US relationship is at a critical moment. The two sides should strengthen communications and cooperation, increase mutual confidence, and properly handle differences to avoid misunderstandings, miscalculations, and misleading comments.

Both China and the United States have the responsibility and obligation to ensure the safety and security and the protection of legitimate rights and interests of the diplomatic and consular officials residing in the respective countries, he stressed. 

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