The second phase of the sixth round of the six-party talks would
recess for two days, Chinese delegation head Wu Dawei announced on
Wu said the reason for the two-day recess was that a joint
document had been drawn out and still needs the approval of the
governments of the six delegations.
Efforts would be made to publicize the document as soon as
possible, Wu noted.
Before the announcement of the recess, a meeting of the chief
delegates was held.
Wu, also chairman of the talks, said the current session, which
focused on discussing and drawing out an action plan for the
second-phase implementation of the February joint statement, was an
important one in the whole process of the six-party talks.
During the session, the delegations carefully heard the reports
of the five working groups, conducted thorough and meaningful
discussions about the action plan in the next stage, and reached
"With the joint efforts of all the parties, we have drawn out a
joint document that could be reported to the governments of
respective delegations," Wu said.
The talks, which aim at the denuclearization of the Korean
Peninsula, group host China, the US, North and South Korea, Russia
The current phase of the talks was scheduled to run from
September 27 to 30.
(Xinhua News Agency September 30, 2007)