China welcomes "positive results" yielded from an inter-Korean
summit on promoting peace and cooperation on the Korean Peninsula,
said Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao here on
"China always supports two sides of the Korean Peninsula to
improve bilateral relations and realize reconciliation and
cooperation through dialogue," Liu said.
"We welcomes the positive results of inter-Korean summit and
believes that it is conducive to the peaceful progress of the
Korean Peninsula and to the peace and stability in the region," Liu
President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Roh Moo-hyun traveled
to Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
(DPRK), on Tuesday for the inter-Korean summit, the second of its
kind since the Korean Peninsula was divided more than half a
Roh's predecessor, Kim Dae-jung, traveled to the DPRK for the
first inter-Korean summit in June 2000.
Roh and the DPRK top leader Kim Jong Il signed a joint
declaration in Pyongyang Thursday, reaffirming their commitment to
promoting peace on the peninsula and economic cooperation between
the two sides.
(Xinhua News Agency October 5, 2007)