Xi reaffirms stance on Peninsula denuclearization
Updated: 2013-05-24 19:28
BEIJING - President Xi Jinping reaffirmed China's stance of denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula on Friday, stressing that targets should be met by all parties involved no matter how the situation evolves.
In his meeting with Choe Ryong Hae, the special envoy of Kim Jong Un, leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Xi stressed that denuclearization and long-lasting peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula are common aspirations shared by all people in the region.
"China has a very clear position concerning the issue that all the parties involved should stick to the objective of denuclearization, safeguard the peace and stability on the peninsula, and resolve disputes through dialogue and consultation, " Xi stressed.
Choe, director of the General Political Bureau of the Korean People's Army and a member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Workers' Party of Korea Central Committee, arrived in Beijing from Pyongyang Wednesday.