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S. Korean president vows best efforts for non-stop exchanges with DPRK

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday vowed best efforts for incessant exchanges with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to stop confrontation and help unite people of the divided Koreas.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/11 16:51:29

Indian PM arrives in Nepal for two-day visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Janakpur town of Nepal on Friday morning as part of his two-day visit to the Himalayan country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/11 15:02:32

Modi leaves for 2-day state visit to Nepal

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for a two-day visit to Nepal on Friday morning on the invitation from his Nepali counterpart K.P. Sharma Oli.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/11 12:05:24

Chinese premier calls for new progress of China-Japan ties

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday that new progress and lasting stable development should be made in China-Japan relationship as it returns to the normal track.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/11 8:42:45

Abe holds phone talks with Trump, welcomes positive attitude of Pyongyang

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in talks with US President Donald Trump on the phone Thursday discussed policy measures ahead of the first-ever US-Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) summit in the coming weeks, the foreign ministry here said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 17:40:51

EU launches 5.1 million USD project to modernize agriculture in Sri Lanka

The European Union (EU) has launched a 810-million Rupees (5.1 million US dollars) project to support the modernization of Sri Lanka's agriculture sector, a statement from the EU Embassy in Colombo said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 17:40:08

S.Korean FM to visit Washington for talks with US top diplomat

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha planned to visit Washington Friday for talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead of the summit between the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Seoul's foreign ministry said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 15:59:45

Trump greets three US nationals released from the DPRK

President Donald Trump greeted three US nationals, Kim Dong-chul, Kim Sang-duk (Tony Kim) and Kim Hak-song, at the Andrews Air Force Base early on Thursday.
Source: CGTN | 2018/5/10 15:25:00

Singapore seeks equally constructive relationship with next Malaysian gov't: PM

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said here Thursday that they look forward to developing an equally constructive relationship with the next Malaysian government.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 15:07:19

China urges accelerating China-Japan-S. Korea FTA talks, proposes new cooperation mode

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here on Wednesday that China, Japan and South Korea should accelerate their negotiations for a trilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and achieve a Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) at an early date so as to promote the building of an East Asian Economic Community.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 17:16:11

China-DPRK summit meeting to promote denuclearization, peace on Korean Peninsula: S. Korea Unification Ministry

The latest China-DPRK summit meeting will help promote denuclearization and peace on the Korean Peninsula, South Korea's Unification Ministry said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 17:08:24

China invited to send delegation to US for trade talks

China has received a letter from US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that invites Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to visit the United States for further economic and trade negotiations, the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 16:21:00

US, Finland, Sweden sign statement of intent to further defense cooperation

The United States on Tuesday signed a trilateral statement of intent with Finland and Sweden to enhance trilateral defense cooperation amid rising rhetoric against Russia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 15:14:02

Kyrgyz foreign policy gives priority to China, says minister

Being a good neighbor and strategic partner, China is one of the foreign policy priorities of Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz First Deputy Foreign Minister Dinara Kemelova said here Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/8 17:40:25

Cooperation with China under B&R initiative will drive win-win economic development: Maldivian ambassador

Editor's Note: The Maldives suffered political unrest earlier this year, as the government declared a 45-day state of emergency that was lifted by the end of March. The Indian Ocean country, famous for its beautiful holiday resorts, is one of the first countries to embrace China's Belt and Road (B&R) initiative and has gained a momentum in bilateral ties development with China in recent years. Maldivian Ambassador to China Mohamed Faisal (Faisal) talked with Global Times reporters Bai Yunyi and Zhang Xin (GT) in an exclusive interview, to introduce the current situation of the country, explain its “India First” policy, and talk about how the B&R initiative can play a complementary role in existing multilateral financial services platforms.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 23:18:39

Netanyahu meets Japan's Abe over Iran's nuclear program, trade ties

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday met with his visiting Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to discuss Iran's nuclear program and the bilateral trade ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/3 9:30:58

Ukrainian PM, senior US diplomat discuss cooperation

Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and visiting US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell discussed cooperation between the two countries here on Wednesday, the Ukrainian government press service said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/3 9:29:36

Foreign minister visit to Pyongyang shows China will never be marginalized on peninsula: expert

The foreign minister's two-day visit to North Korea is expected to maintain China's positive role in the peaceful development of the peninsula amid promising breakthroughs in denuclearization and high-profile exchanges by the countries' leaders.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 22:23:41