Chinese-S. Korean Summit Aims to Shore Up Nuclear Deal

In South Korea immediately after the end of the Beijing Olympics, Chinese President Hu Jintao and his South Korean counterpart, President Lee Myung-bak, reaffirmed their mutual support for achieving the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula through the Six-Party talks. The joint statement issued at the end of the two-day summit underscored their shared commitment to promoting Korea’s denuclearization and improving relations between the two Korean states. “The South Korean side expressed its position to push for co-existence and co-prosperity (with North Korea) through inter-Korean reconciliation and cooperation,” the declaration read. “The Chinese side reaffirmed its support that South and North […]

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