China, the host of the six-party talks on the Korean Peninsula
nuclear issue, released a Chairman's Statement yesterday at the end
of the first session of the sixth-round negotiations.
March 22, 2007
The first session of the sixth round of the six-party talks was
held in Beijing from March 19 to 22, 2007.
The parties listened to reports by the five working groups, and
conducted discussions on implementing the initial actions and an
action plan for the next phase.
The parties agreed they will continue to advance the process of
the six-party talks. The parties reaffirmed that they will
faithfully carry out their commitments in the Joint Statement of
September 19, 2005 and the Initial Actions for the Implementation
of the Joint Statement of February 13, 2007.
The parties agreed to recess and will resume the talks at the
earliest opportunity to continue to discuss and formulate an action
plan for the next phase.
(Xinhua News Agency March 23, 2007)