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U.S., China urge North Korea to keep U.N. resolutions

Posted September. 26, 2015 07:58,   


U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping reportedly agreed in principle that the two nations won’t accept North Korea as a nuclear weapons state and will take stern measures against North Korea’s violation of resolutions of the U.N. Security Council. As the U.S. and China sent an official warning message against North Korea’s possible future provocation, attentions are paid to North Korea’s response.

Multiple diplomatic officials in Washington said that the two presidents had a U.S.-China summit at the White House in Washington in the morning (local time) on Sep. 25. Chinese President Xi mentioned the necessity to resume the six-party talks as soon as possible to address North Korea’s nuclear issue and reiterated China’s existing stance to achieve denuclearization on the Korean peninsula through dialogues.

Two presidents reportedly had a discussions on major issues between the two nations including climate change, cybercrime and the ownership of the China South Sea. On the issue of climate change, Chinese President Xi said Chinal would introduce the carbon trading scheme to reduce the amount of air pollutants. Accordingly, China plans to expand the carbon emission trading scheme which are being test-operated in seven cities including Beijing and Shanghai across the nations from 2017.