The Chinese foreign ministry reiterated country's position on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, Sputnik reported.
China's Foreign Ministry on Sunday published a note about the results of the visit of its State Councilor Yang Jiechi to the United States on February 8-9, where he held talks with US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
"The sides exchanged views on the nuclear issue of the Korean Peninsula, Yang underlined that China adheres to the position of the need for full denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, the preservation of peace and stability there, Beijing also advocates for the settlement of the problem through dialogue and consultations," the ministry said in a statement.
According to the ministry, Yang Jiechi reiterated China's position on the issue during meetings with US top officials.
"China is ready to work with the US on the basis of mutual respect and mutual trust to strengthen coordination and communication to jointly promote the settlement of the Korean Peninsula problem properly," Yang said in Washington.
As the ministry underlined, the global community should support the improvement of relations between Seoul and Pyongyang and the continued reduction in tensions on the peninsula, which is currently being observed.