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Leaders, in 2nd recent telephone call, focus on how to de-escalate tensions
The Korean Peninsula issue should be settled through peaceful means, President Xi Jinping told US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, adding that Beijing is willing to continue a dialogue with Washington on the issue.
Talks between President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida last week have set a constructive tone for relations between the world’s two largest economies, according to Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
China has expressed strong opposition to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s latest nuclear test, saying the event has increased tensions and is not conducive to peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.
Beijing will pressure Washington over maritime issues during the upcoming annual Strategic and Economic Dialogue, as the United States’ increasing military presence in the South China Sea is among China’s major concerns.
China has objected to the latest Pentagon report on Chinese military development and capability, calling it a continuation of playing up the so-called “Chinese military threat” card.