Kim: DPRK sticks to denuclearization

10:29, May 07, 2010      

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Kim Jong II, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea of the Democratic People' s Republic of Korea (DPRK), said in Beijing that the DPRK remains unchanged in sticking to denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.

Kim, also chairman of the DPRK National Defense Commission, made the remarks when he held talks with Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Communist party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chinese president, during his unofficial visit to China that lasted from May 3 to 7.

During their talks, Hu and Kim exchanged views on international situation, situation in Northeast Asia and the six-party talks on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue.

The two leaders said that the peace, stability, prosperity on the Korean Peninsula is in line with common interests of China, the DPRK and the Northeast Asian countries, and the two sides will make joint efforts for denuclearization on the Korean Peninsular in accordance with the September 19 joint statement in 2005.

The two leaders said that the relevant parties in the six-party talks should demonstrate sincerity and make positive efforts for pushing forward the six-party talks.

Kim said that the DPRK will work with China to create favorable conditions for restarting the six-party talks.

Kim also expressed its appreciation for the efforts and contribution China has made for the six-party talks.



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