Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Regular Press Conference on September 6, 2018
At the invitation of Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi of Pakistan, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit to Pakistan from September 7 to 9.
Q: The ROK government's special delegation visited the DPRK. The agenda for the DPRK-ROK summit was nailed down during their talks with Chairman Kim Jong Un. Chairman Kim Jong Un expressed his strong will for achieving denuclearization and the willingness to cooperate with the United States. What is your comment?
A: We have noted relevant reports. We welcome the second DPRK-ROK summit which will be held in the middle of September.
As a close neighbor to the Korean Peninsula, China always welcomes and supports the efforts made by the DPRK and the ROK, which are parties directly concerned to the Korean Peninsula issue, to maintain dialogue and contact, continuously promote reconciliation and cooperation and seek to realize the denuclearization and lasting peace of the Korean Peninsula. We hope that the DPRK-ROK summit in Pyongyang can be held smoothly and achieve positive outcomes and steps can be taken in the right direction of advancing the denuclearization of the Peninsula and establishing a peace regime on the Peninsula in a coordinated way, thus moving forward the political settlement process of the Peninsula issue. The Chinese side is willing to continue with its positive and constructive role in this regard.
Q: The President of Nauru said that China should apologize for the behavior of its delegate at the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF). Does China plan on apologizing?