arirang news

The World On arirang

WED, 2016-02-10 KST

arirang Head Menu

Leaders of South Korea, China discuss North Korean nuclear issue in The Hague Updated: 2014-03-24 17:49:11 KST

President Park Geun-hye discussed better cooperation on curbing North Korea's nuclear program with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday.
The two leaders met for the fourth time ahead of this year's Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague.
President Park stressed Pyongyang cannot achieve economic development while continuing with its nuclear weapons program.
To that end, President Xi said China opposes North Korea as a nuclear weapons state, and that Beijing is, in its own way, persuading its ally to fulfill its previous international denuclearization pledges.
This comes after President Park urged North Korea's traditional allies China and Russia, in an interview with a Dutch broadcaster, to push Pyongyang harder to give up its nuclear arms.
The Chinese leader then endorsed President Park's trust-building initiatives on the Korean peninsula and policies for a peaceful reunification.
President Park said a unified Korean peninsula would be nuclear-free, symbolic of peace, generating a new growth engine in Northeast Asia.
for a Korea-China FTA within the year, to which her Chinese counterpart agreed.
On the trade front, the Korean president said the two sides should try to finalize negotiations for a Korea-China FTA within the year, to which her Chinese counterpart agreed.
Choi You-sun, Arirang News, The Hague.


KOGL : Korea Open Government License
본 저작물 중 본문에 해당하는 뉴스 스크립트는 공공누리 제1유형-출처표시 조건에 따라 이용할 수 있습니다.
단, 영상 자료는 저작권 문제로 자유이용이 제한되니, 담당자에게 확인하여 주시기 바랍니다.
(국제방송교류재단 김형선 : ☎02-3475-5263)