China & S. Korea Restate Opposition to Nuclear Weapon Development

Posted by Joseph R. Fonseca
Saturday, July 05, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping with South Korean President Park Geun-hye

 

Chinese President Xi Jinping with South Korean President Park Geun-hye Thursday reiterated firmly opposed to the development of nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula, while undertaking efforts to complete FTA negotiations before the end.

Xi Jinping's visit aimed at strengthening trade and diplomatic relations between the two countries, but also intended to South Korea that China will continue to put pressure on North Korea for its nuclear program.

Two in talks with reporters after a brief meeting said they strongly oppose the development of nuclear weapons on the Korean peninsula.

Xi did not mention North Korea. He and Park Geun-hye have not accepted a reporter's question.

"Both sides reaffirmed the firm stance against the development of nuclear weapons on the Korean peninsula," South Korea issued a joint statement said.

The statement also said the two sides support the head of the six-party talks to various forms of meaningful dialogue and make efforts to promote the denuclearization of the peninsula to make real progress.

China-ROK FTA negotiations started in 2012, but reached agreement to cancel tariffs on industrial and agricultural products faced obstacles.

"Both sides made positive comments on the progress of China and South Korea to reach a high level and comprehensive FTA made, and promised further efforts to complete negotiations before the end of the year."

The two leaders also boost the use of RMB outside, agreed on a series of measures China's capital market investments. Compilation: Hou Xue Ping Issued by: Cheng Fang


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