Lee Do-hoon, South Korea's top nuclear negotiator, held the meeting with his Japanese counterpart, Kenji Kanasugi, in Seoul which comes before two important South Korean summits with North Korea and the United States, as reported by the Xinhua News Agency.
"There are many significant events in the near future, which are the inter-Korean summit, followed by the U.S.-North Korea summit," Lee Do-hoon said.
Lee Do-hoon further believed that such meetings would strengthen the process of denuclearisation of North Korea.
"Things have been moving very rapidly in recent months that make our bilateral cooperation, as well as trilateral coordination with the U.S., all the more important," he said.
This comes after the recent announcement by North Korea to suspend its nuclear missile tests which is expected to improve the bilateral relations in the Korean peninsula. Further, it shall boost South Korean internal economy as the chances of any impending Korean war seem to be evading.
Earlier on April 21, China hailed North Korea decision to suspend its nuclear operations that is said to further promote denuclearisation of the region. (ANI)