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Moon: China's role signifucant in peace of Korean peninsula

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Added On January 16, 2020

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says that China's role has been and will be very significant in denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula.

 
News Hour has the details.
 
Moon made the remarks on Tuesday during his televised New Year's press conference.
 
He said that China has provided a large amount of help and that he's grateful for it.
 
Moon also said that his country will continue to work with China until the Korean Peninsula is completely denuclearized.
 
Moon noted that the year 2022 will mark the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and South Korea.
 
He vowed to speed up cooperation with China by seeking to find a common ground between the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative and South Korea's "New Southern Policy" and "New Northern Policy".
 
The South Korean president initiated the "New Southern Policy" and "New Northern Policy", aiming to deepen cooperation with Southeast Asian nations and countries bordering the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.