21 June 2017

News Story: China says ready to work with U.S. for positive results at first diplomatic, security dialogue

BEIJING, June 20 (Xinhua) -- China will work with the United States for positive results at the first diplomatic and security dialogue, to be held on Wednesday in Washington D.C., a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said here Tuesday.

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang made the remarks in response to a question concerning a briefing on the dialogue by U.S. State Department on Monday, which said that the U.S. side would mainly discuss the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, maritime and counter-terrorism issues with China.

Geng said China's stance on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue has been clear and consistent.

China is committed to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, resolving the issue through dialogue and negotiation and ensuring regional peace and stability, said Geng.

He called on parties concerned to assume their due responsibilities and work for an appropriate resolution of the issue.

"China is willing to maintain communication and cooperation with the United States and relevant parties on the issue," said Geng.

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