Wang Yi: China, DPRK demonstrate strong vitality of bilateral ties
China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) made great efforts to push for continuous new development of bilateral relations in the new era, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.
Wang made the remarks at a press conference in Beijing on the sidelines of the second session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC).
DPRK leader Kim Jong Un visited China four times in less than a year, which maintained high-level exchanges and strengthened strategic communication between the two sides.
The minister believed that the China-DPRK friendship will constantly advance the political settlement process of the Korean Peninsula issue, bring more benefits to the people of the two countries and make a positive contribution to the region and the world.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the China-DPRK relationship and bears great significance to the efforts of building on past successes to further advance the bilateral relationship, Wang added.