China committed to promoting peace in Korean peninsula

The Korean peninsula is undeniably the highlight and hot topic of this year's Shangri-La Dialogue. Additionally, the Kim-Trump summit scheduled to be held in a few days will be a long-awaited milestone. Singapore is inevitably thrown into the world spotlight in June, as it hosts two major events relating to the Korean peninsula this month.

2017 saw a drastic deterioration in the situation in the Korean peninsula - the hostile spat between North Korea and the United States, as well as the increased frequencies in weapons tests and military exercises, seemed to be signs of imminent conflict in the Korean peninsula.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 04, 2018, with the headline 'China committed to promoting peace in Korean peninsula'. Print Edition | Subscribe