China on Tuesday said it was concerned about the situation on the Korean Peninsula and urged all parties involved in the area to seek dialogue.
China's newly-appointed ambassador in charge of affairs relating to the Korean Peninsula Yang Houlan will attend the third meeting of the six-party talks for peace and security in Northeast Asia in Moscow next week.
China supported the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States keeping contact and deemed the U.S. chief nuclear negotiator Christopher Hill's DPRK visit as beneficial.
China on Tuesday urged relevant parties to work together to ensure the six-party talks on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue proceed on the right track.
The leaders of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) agreed during a trilateral meeting in this city-state to promote the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
China said Tuesday it hoped that a dispute over DPRK's funds frozen in a Macau bank could be resolved.
The top US nuclear negotiator was to hold a second round of talks with Chinese officials Tuesday to prepare for expected nuclear disarmament negotiations with North Korea, a US official said.
HANOI: President Hu Jintao said yesterday that "wisdom and patience" are needed to find solutions to the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula.
China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have held "in-depth" discussions on the situation on the Korean Peninsula, the Foreign Ministry said.
Chinese Foreign Ministry Tuesday confirmed earlier reports that North Korea does not have another nuclear test in the works.
Chinese leaders met with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in Beijing on Friday, and called dialogue to solve the Korean nuclear crisis.
China and the United States pressed North Korea on Friday to return to talks on ending its nuclear arms programme and called for full implementation of UN sanctions imposed on the country after its October 9 atomic test.