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Chinese Foreign Minister in Pyongyang

IANS  |  Pyongyang 

Chinese is here in North and has met his counterpart Ri They have discussed the current situation on the peninsula following the inter-Korean summit, said on Thursday.

North Korean state news agency reported that Wang arrived on Wednesday. He is the first Chinese to make an official trip to the country in 11 years. Wang was accorded a ceremonial reception on Thursday.

Wang and Ri had an "in-depth" discussion on the "friendly and cooperative" relations between the two nations. This comes after North Korean leader met Chinese in March in

Wang's visit took place less than a week after the historic summit between Kim and South Korean Moon Jae-in, when the two leaders agreed to achieve complete denuclearisation of the peninsula.

Beijing, which has supported the denuclearisation, has since shown its willingness to work with the two Koreas and the US towards a peace treaty that will replace the armistice.

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First Published: Thu, May 03 2018. 09:10 IST
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