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Foreign Ministry welcomes the results of Trump-Kim summit

By Mo Jingxi | | Updated: 2018-06-12 19:45

China spoke highly of the political decisions made by the leaders of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the United States, and welcomed the results of the Singapore summit between the DPRK's top leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

"It is an important progress made in pushing forward the denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula, as well as its political settlement," the ministry said in a statement.

China spoke positively of related parties' efforts in making the meeting a success, it added.

According to the ministry, it keeps with the trend of time to realize denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula, end the hostility and confrontation that has lasted for more than six decades, and seeks lasting peace and prosperity on the peninsula and in the region.

"It is also the common appeal of the international community," the ministry said.

The meeting and its achievements mark a correct and crucial step forward toward the above-mentioned goals.

China is committed to realizing the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, maintaining peace and stability on the peninsula, and peacefully resolving the Korean Peninsula issue through political talks between all relevant parties, while making unremitting efforts, the ministry said.

The statement said the situation on the peninsula has undergone major and positive changes for some time, especially the achievements of the Trump-Kim summit, which meet China's expectations.

"We hope and support the two countries to implement the consensus made by their leaders, promote follow-up negotiations, and further consolidate and expand achievement, making the political settlement of the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue a sustainable and irreversible process," it said.

As a close neighbor and an important party involved, China stands ready to work with relevant parties and continue its dedication to realizing denuclearization on the peninsula, as well as establishing the peace mechanism there, according to the statement.

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