VIENNA, March 5 (Xinhua) -- China on Tuesday called for the resumption of the six-party talks, regarding the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in the board of governor meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA) in Vienna.
The Chinese delegation to IAEA stressed that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear issue could not be fundamentally resolved only by sanctions and pressure.
All sides concerned should take steps to ease the tensions in the region, promoting dialogue to build trust, regarding the aftermath of the DPRK's nuclear test.
China has declared that China resolutely opposes the latest nuclear test conducted by the DPRK and insists that the six-party talks should be resumed to resolve the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
DPRK military says to nullify Korean war armistice agreement
PYONGYANG, March 5 (Xinhua) -- The supreme military command of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Tuesday that the country would nullify the Korean War Armistice Agreement on Monday, the same day when a U.S.-South Korean military drill is set to kick off.
In response to ongoing U.S.-South Korea military exercises and other "hostile" policies, the Korean People's Army (KPA) would carry out more and stronger countermeasures, a KPA spokesperson said on state TV. Full story
UN Security Council kicks off consultations on DPRK
UNITED NATIONS, March 5 (Xinhua) -- The UN Security Council on Tuesday met behind closed doors on how to respond to the third nuclear test conducted last month by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Russia, the rotating president of the 15-nation Security Council this month, called the informal consultations, which came after the supreme military command of the DPRK said that the country would nullify the Korean War Armistice Agreement on Monday. Full story