North Korean chief Kim Jong Un stated throughout a go to to China his nation would strive to make a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump obtain a result that the worldwide neighborhood would welcome, China’s Xinhua information company reported on Thursday.
Kim additionally advised Chinese President Xi Jinping he hoped related sides would take North Korea’s “reasonable concerns” significantly and reply to them to promote a complete decision on the Korean peninsula, China’s official information company stated.
The go to to China, Kim’s fourth in the previous yr, adopted stories of superior negotiations for a second summit between Washington and Pyongyang aimed toward resolving the standoff over North Korea’s nuclear and missile applications.
Kim and Trump pledged to work in the direction of denuclearization at their landmark summit in Singapore in June however the settlement was quick on specifics.
Negotiations have made little headway since.
“The DPRK will continue sticking to the stance of denuclearization and resolving the Korean Peninsula issue through dialogue and consultation, and make efforts for the second summit between DPRK and U.S. leaders to achieve results that will be welcomed by the international community,” Xinhua quoted Kim as saying.
DPRK, or the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, is North Korea’s official identify.
The Chinese state information company described the ambiance in talks between Kim and Xi as “cordial and friendly” and stated the 2 reached necessary consensus, agreeing to make joint efforts to promote growth.
It stated China supported the North’s adherence to “the direction of denuclearization” on the peninsula and the development of inter-Korean relations. Beijing additionally supported U.S.-North Korean summits and the usage of dialogue to resolve considerations, it quoted Xi as saying.
“China hopes that the DPRK and the United States will meet each other halfway,” it stated.