Japan's top negotiator Kenichiro Sasae arrived in Beijing on
Tuesday afternoon to participate in a meeting which gathers chief
delegates to the six-party talks.
The two-day meeting of the six-party talks on the Korean
Peninsula nuclear issue is expected to start in Beijing on July 18,
during which the chief delegates are expected to discuss issues
related to the initial actions for denuclearization and explore
arrangements of steps that will follow.
(Xinhua News Agency July 17, 2007)