Trump, China's Xi committed to denuclearisation of Korean peninsula

  • Saturday 12, August 2017 in 3:26 PM
  • US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping
Sharjah 24 – WAM: US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping reiterated their mutual commitment to denuclearise the Korean peninsula during a phone conversation on Friday, the White House said in a statement.

According to Reuters, Trump and Xi also agreed that the recent adoption of a UN Security Council resolution on North Korea was an important step toward achieving peace and stability on the peninsula.

"President Trump and President Xi agreed North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behavior," the statement added.

The White House said the "relationship between the two presidents is an extremely close one, and will hopefully lead to a peaceful resolution of the North Korea problem."