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Xi, Trump Discuss Ties, Korean Peninsula Situation over Phone

Xi, Trump Discuss Ties, Korean Peninsula Situation over Phone

BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Monday discussed bilateral ties and the situation on the Korean Peninsula on phone, pledging close contact by various means to promptly exchange views on major issues of common concern.
China strongly opposes any act that violates resolutions of the United Nations Security Council, Xi said, and hopes that the parties concerned will exercise restraint and refrain from taking any action that will aggravate tensions on the Peninsula.
Xi noted that only when the parties concerned shoulder their due responsibilities and meet each other halfway, can they solve the nuclear issue of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and denuclearize the Korean Peninsula as soon as possible.
He said China is willing to work and make every effort with all parties concerned including the United States to realize peace on the Korean Peninsula and in Northeast Asia and the world at large.

The Chinese president recalled that he reached important consensus with Trump during a meeting at the latter's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida earlier this month, and that they had very good communication recently, which has won positive evaluation by the Chinese and American peoples and the rest of the international community. (Xinhua)