23 June 2017

News Story: China calls for early resumption of talks on Korean Peninsula

WASHINGTON, June 21 (Xinhua) -- China on Wednesday called for an early resumption of talks on the Korea Peninsula nuclear issue and reaffirmed its commitment to resolving the issue through negotiations.

China and the United States began to talk about diplomatic and security issues on Wednesday. The dialogue was one of four high-level mechanisms announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump during their first meeting in Florida in April.

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi co-chaired the one-day dialogue with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis.

Among the Chinese attendees was Fang Fenghui, a member of China's Central Military Commission (CMC) and chief of the CMC Joint Staff Department.

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