The Republic of Korea on Monday called for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to show its stance on denuclearization, in response to the DPRK's dialogue overtures on military matters over the weekend.
Analysts have urged Washington not to intensify regional tensions by provocative words or actions ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to Hanoi on Monday.
International assistance poured into Sri Lanka on Friday as the government continued efforts to provide relief to tens of thousands of people affected by severe floods and landslides owing to days of heavy rains.
The Red Cross Society of China donated 50,000 U.S. dollars to Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) to support Sri Lanka's relief and rebuilding efforts in the ongoing disaster of flooding and landslides,a statement released by Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka said on Saturday.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has offered to ROK holding a working-level contact for inter-Korean talks between military authorities as early as late May, a state-run DPRK broadcaster reported on Saturday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif exchanged messages on Saturday to congratulate the 65th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Pakistan.