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China and South Korea reach agreement on need to end North Korea's nuclear programme

Published 27/06/2013 | 10:37

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THE leaders of South Korea and China agreed at a summit today on the need to end North Korea's nuclear programme through dialogue and discussed ways to resume negotiations with Pyongyang, South Korea's presidential office said.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed support for South Korean President Park Geun-hye's policy to engage North Korea and help Pyongyang join the international community as a "responsible member," Park's office said.

 

"The two leaders shared a common view on denuclearising North Korea, maintaining peace and stability on the Korean peninsula and resolving issues through dialogue and negotiations," her office said.

Reuters

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