17 June 2017

News Story: China welcomes signs of goodwill on Korean Peninsula

BEIJING, June 16 (Xinhua) -- China Friday welcomed positive signals from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK).

The two countries on the Korean Peninsula are of the same ethnic group, and it is best for the fundamental interests of the two to improve ties and advance reconciliation and cooperation, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang told a daily press briefing.

ROK President Moon Jae-in Thursday proposed an unconditional dialogue with the DPRK if Pyongyang stops nuclear and missile provocations.

Moon made the remarks at an event to celebrate the 17th anniversary of North-South Joint Declaration on June 15.

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