China hopes to stabilize the situation on the Korean Peninsula

BEIJING, 21 Feb — RIA Novosti. China hopes that after the adoption of the DPRK decision to cease nuclear and missile tests, all relevant parties will be able to take a step towards each other and work together to ensure lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula, said in a Saturday statement of the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of China Lou Kahn.

“China hopes that all parties concerned will make a step towards each other, will take concrete action to implement long-lasting peace and common development in the region”, — reads the statement of the representative of the office.

He stressed that “China will continue to play an active role in this process.”

Earlier, North Korea declared a new strategic course, renouncing further nuclear and missile tests to focus exclusively on the development of the economy. According to the regulations on 20 April in Pyongyang Plenum of the Central Committee of the workers ‘ party of Korea (WPK), 21st April-Pyongyang stop all nuclear tests and launches of Intercontinental ballistic missiles. This will be closed a nuclear test site in the North of the country. Thus, the DPRK joined the international efforts for a comprehensive cessation of nuclear testing, which it recognizes an important part of global nuclear disarmament.

A new course, the DPRK was adopted by the party in the run-up scheduled for April 27 summit with South Korea and planned after this meeting, Kim Jong-UN and U.S. President Donald trump. Earlier, the White house reported that the leaders will take place in may or early June.