China says will work with South Korea towards denuclearisation on Korean peninsula

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (not pictured) guides the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (not pictured) guides the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).PHOTO: REUTERS

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China and South Korea will work towards denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula, the Chinese foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday (Nov 1).

China and South Korea will continue to use diplomatic means to address the Korean peninsula issue, according to the statement.

The statement came following a meeting in Beijing on Tuesday between Lee Do Hoon, South Korea's representative for six-party nuclear talks, and his Chinese counterpart, Kong Xuanyou.