India also hoped that the engagement between the two countries would help reduce tensions and pave the way for peace in the peninsula.
"We hope that the engagement between the two sides will help in reducing tensions and pave the way for bringing lasting peace and reconciliation in the Korean Peninsula," external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar told reporters.
The countries had two days ago held high-level talks at Panmunjom, a village located in the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, amid escalating tension in the region following a series of ballistic missile tests by North Korea. The missiles have the capability to strike the US mainland, according to Pyongyang.
The talks were the first high-level engagement between the two countries after December 2015.
At the same time, he said any solution to the regional problem must also take into account and address concerns about the proliferation linkages of North Korea's nuclear and missile programme.
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