CHINA: Special Envoy to North Korea Reinforces Denuclearization Policy

On 26 January, Vice Foreign Minister Kong Kong Xuanyou, the special envoy to North Korea, reinforced China’s commitment to bring about a denuclearized Korean Peninsula. Xuanyou also restated that Beijing’s current efforts to cultivate peace in the region are unchanged, but hinted at the reopening of the six-party talks between China, the U.S., Japan, Russia, North Korea and South Korea, which had dissolved in 2008.  

[Andrew Ruffini; ruffinia@my.erau.edu]