China Urges to Preserve Atmosphere of Détente on Korean Peninsula

Senior N. Korean Officials Visit Beijing ahead of US-N. Korea Summit
VK Singh is first Indian minister to visit North Korea in 20 years even as Pyongyang reconsiders meeting US on June 12
Author

17 May, 2018

According to sources, they also met with Song Tao, head of the worldwide liaison department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party on Monday, during which the Chinese official proposed increasing cooperation and exchanges between the two countries in diverse areas including agriculture, education and science technology. India believed that it would pave way for lasting peace and reconciliation in the Korean peninsula and that India supported all such efforts.

Lu's statements expressed China's stance on the suspension on Wednesday by the DPRK of the inter-Korean meetings due to the development of the military operation Max Thunder between Seoul and Washington.

China's state-run Xinhua news service and North Korean media called the DPRK's delegation a "friendship visiting group".

According to the NK Pro leadership tracker, Pak regularly attends events or guidance visits with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, with the most recent mention coming on February 2 when he went with Kim to the Kumunsan Palace of the Sun.

Principal participants in the six-party talks at the Diaoyutai guest house in Beijing on 27 August 2003. The last high-level contact between the two countries was three years ago in April 2015 when the North Korean foreign minister had visited New Delhi and held discussions with the Indian government.

Greg Norman's 54-hole Players record matched by leader Webb Simpson
The par-three 13th is not an easy hole and the 15th I had to hit a five iron to reach the green, so I was very pleased with that. Adding to his struggle was the death past year of his father, whom he called his hero, the man who taught him never to quit.


Putin vows to boost Russian economy as he begins 4th term
Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jets flew overhead, two months after they were spotted undergoing "real-world" testing in Syria. Much of the new military equipment on display has been tested out in Syria, the defence ministry said.


Biggest Things We Expect To See This Year At Google I/O 2018
The JBL Link Bar is even going to come with Google Assistant integration so that users can easily control it using voice commands. The Android operating system powers numerous world's smartphones and drives consumers to Google's cash-minting apps.


"This (meeting) embodies the great importance Chairman Kim and the WPK Central Committee have attached to enhancing exchanges between the two parties and the two countries, and deepening China-DPRK friendly cooperation", Xi said.

In March this year, Kim Jong-un, leader of the DPRK, paid an unofficial visit to China at the invitation of President Xi Jinping. China soon emerged as its most important ally, sending soldiers to fight in the 1950-1953 Korean War as a way to keep the conflict away from its border. Both areas are considered vanguards of China's reform with special economic zones to test policies and practices.

According to sources, they also met Song Tao, head of the worldwide liaison department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party on Monday, during which the Chinese official proposed increasing cooperation and exchanges between the two countries in diverse areas including agriculture, education and science technology.

Observers say Wang's remarks are a call on the USA to make compromises on Pyongyang's demands to achieve denuclearization of the peninsula. Trade between the two countries totalled $133.4 million in 2016-17, a paltry figure for India, but not insignificant for North Korea, since the former was it's third-largest trading partner.


More news