|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang's Remarks on the DPRK and the ROK Agreeing to Hold Summit in September|
Q: The DPRK and the ROK agreed to hold a summit in Pyongyang in September during their high-level talks on August 13. What is your comment? What are your expectations for the summit?
A: The DPRK and the ROK agreed to hold a summit in Pyongyang in September during their high-level talks on August 13. We welcome it and commend the efforts the two sides have made to this end.
As a close neighbor to the Korean Peninsula, China supports the DPRK and the ROK in maintaining contact and dialogue, implementing the Panmunjom Declaration and promoting reconciliation and cooperation. We welcome the efforts made by the two sides in this regard. We hope that the summit in Pyongyang can be held smoothly and achieve positive outcomes, contributing to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the political settlement process of the Korean Peninsula issue.