Chinese President, Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
Chinese President, Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

China-N Korea summit to promote denuclearization

ANI | Updated: May 09, 2018 17:31 IST

Seoul, [South Korea] May 9 (ANI): The recently-concluded China-North Korea summit will help to promote denuclearisation in the Korean peninsula, according to the South Korean unification ministry.
On Monday, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un flew to Dalian, where he held long rounds of discussions with Chinese officials, attended a formal banquet, and took a stroll on a beachfront sidewalk with Chinese president Xi Jinping.
South Korean Unification Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-Hyun, while addressing the media, said that the meeting came at a time when the Korean peninsula was facing challenges, reported Xinhua.
Baik Tae-Hyun further said that that trust-building was crucial for a nuclear-free and a peaceful Korean peninsula.
The meeting between Xi and Kim, their second meeting in two months, followed the April 27 inter-Korean summit between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in and came ahead of the upcoming summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump. (ANI)

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