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Japan calls China to jointly work for N. Korea's denuclearisation

IANS  |  Tokyo 

Japanese Taro called on his Chinese counterpart Yi on Sunday to work together towards North Korea's denuclearisation, said.

spoke after meeting Yi in Tokyo, a meeting noted for being the first time ever a Chinese has visited Japan, Efe news agency reported, citing agency.

said: "I want and to coordinate more toward our shared goal of North Korea's complete, irreversible and verifiable denuclearisation."

Prior to the diplomatic meeting, said he would brief his counterpart about the outcome of the meeting between North Korea's and China's Xi Jinping, in last March.

Wang's visit marks a historic first-ever visit of a Chinese to and it takes place shortly before a batch of planned summits between South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, North Korea's Kim Jong-un, and US

Japan's is also set to visit the US next Tuesday to meet Trump and discuss North Korea's denuclearisation.

Abe and Xi are expected to exchange visits in the near future, in the first exchange of official visits since both leaders assumed their offices in 2012.



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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 23:40 IST