Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang's Regular Press Conference on November 2, 2018
From November 5 to 7, Vice President Wang Qishan will travel to Singapore to attend the New Economy Forum 2018 and pay a visit upon invitation.
Q: According to our information, China is scheduled to undergo its third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva from November 6 to 9. Could you give us more details about that?
A: China will undergo its third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the Human Rights Council in Geneva from November 6 to 9. The Chinese government attaches high importance to this review and has submitted its National Human Rights Report to the United Nations. We will also send a high-level delegation for this UPR, which is headed by Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng and comprised of representatives from relevant departments of the central government, the Xinjiang and Tibet Autonomous Regions, and the governments of the Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions. The Chinese side stands ready to engage in constructive dialogues with various parties in an open and candid spirit.
Q: ROK National Security Office Director Chung Eui-yong said yesterday that the ROK and the DPRK are prepared to cease all hostilities at sea, on land and in the air. ROK President Moon Jae-in also confirmed that Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK Kim Jong-un will soon visit the ROK. How do you comment on these latest positive developments between the DPRK and the ROK?
A: This year has seen positive changes to the Korean Peninsula situation. There has been a notable increase of interactions between the DPRK and the ROK, and the relationship between the two sides has been warming up considerably. The Chinese government has all along encouraged and supported these developments.