China, ROK, Japan chart path for future cooperation
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    BEIJING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- China, the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Japan drew up plans for future cooperation that include building up mutual trust and pursuing denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula on Saturday.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao(C), the Republic of Korea (ROK) President Lee Myung-bak (L) and Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama poses for a group photo before the second trilateral summit meeting of China, Japan and the ROK in Beijing, capital of China, on Oct. 10, 2009. (Xinhua/Huang Jingwen)
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    The three nations pledged in the Joint Statement on the Tenth Anniversary of Trilateral Cooperation to build up mutual trust in the political field and step up high-level contacts and strategic dialogues.

    The joint statement emphasized the importance to properly address sensitive issues and seek settlement of disputes through dialogue and consultation.

    The three nations will continue to promote peace, stability and prosperity of Asia. Tripartite leaders will remain committed to dialogue and consultation and continue to work through peaceful means to pursue the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, the statement said.

    China, ROK and Japan will make joint efforts for an early resumption of the Six-Party Talks, so as to safeguard peace and stability in Northeast Asia, and thereby to build an Asia of peace, harmony, openness and prosperity.

    Leaders from three countries vowed to deepen mutually beneficial cooperation by stepping up their cooperation in business, trade, finance, investment, logistics, intellectual property.

    The joint statement includes expanding people-to-people exchanges, particularly friendly youth exchanges and exchanges among universities. The three nations will further promote closer trilateral cooperation in areas such as disaster management, healthcare, tourism, human resources, education and sports.

    The joint statement calls on leaders from three countries to actively respond to global issues such as climate change, financial risks, energy security, terrorism.

    The joint statement was issued after the second trilateral leaders' meeting of China, ROK and Japan held on Saturday morning. It was chaired by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and attended by ROK President Lee Myung-bak and Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama.

China, Japan, ROK issue joint statement on sustainable development

    BEIJING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (ROK) promised unremitting efforts toward sustainable development of the three countries and the region in the Joint Statement on Sustainable Development among the three countries issued at the Second China-Japan-ROK Summit Meeting here on Saturday.

    The meeting is chaired by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and attended by ROK President Lee Myung-bak and Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama. Full story

Joint statement: China, Japan, ROK review trilateral cooperation

    BEIJING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) have greater mutual trust as a result of their trilateral cooperation, says a joint statement issued at the second trilateral leaders' meeting in Beijing Saturday.

    The statement says the common interests of the three countries have continuously grown, the mechanisms for dialogue have been further broadened and cooperation in a range of fields has been promoted since the launch of trilateral cooperation in 1999. Full story

Wen Jiabao: China, Japan, ROK must have strategic perspective

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao attends the second trilateral summit meeting of China, Japan and the ROK in Beijing, capital of China, on Oct. 10, 2009. The meeting kicked off in Beijing on Saturday morning.(Xinhua/Huang Jingwen)

    BEIJING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Saturday called for China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) to view and handle trilateral relations from long-term and strategic perspectives.

    Wen made the remarks at a press conference after the second trilateral leaders' meeting of China, Japan and the ROK on Saturday morning. Full story

Japanese PM hopes to speed up trilateral FTA 

     BEIJING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama on Saturday called for the acceleration of progress toward a free trade area (FTA) between Japan, China and the Republic of Korea (ROK).

    Hatoyama made the remarks when meeting the press after the second trilateral leaders' meeting of China, Japan and the ROK in Beijing on Saturday morning. Full story

Relaunch of six-party talks opens opportunities, Chinese Premier

    BEIJING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- There are now opportunities for the relaunch of six-party talks on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, but such opportunities could be "fleeting," Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Saturday.

    Wen made remarks after the second trilateral leaders' meeting of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK), in Beijing. Full story

Second trilateral leaders' meeting opens in Beijing

    BEIJING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- The second trilateral leaders' meeting of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) kicked off here Saturday morning.

    The meeting is chaired by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and attended by ROK President Lee Myung-bak and Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama. Full story

Editor: Zhang Xiang
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