China, South Korea to discuss Korean peninsula issue

Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) Officials from China and South Korea on Tuesday will discuss the current situation on the Korean peninsula, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei on Monday.

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui and South Korea’s First Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam will co-chair the seventh high-level strategic dialogue scheduled on February 16 in Seoul, Xinhua quoted Hong as saying.

The two sides are expected to exchange views on bilateral relations, the current situation on the Korean peninsula and other issues of mutual concern, said Hong.

The sixth high-level strategic dialogue was held on June 3, 2013 in Beijing.

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