Chinese, South Korea agree to work to improve relations

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Chinese, South Korea agree to work to improve relations

PHOTO VCG BEIJING Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China CPC Central Committee, had a phone conversation with Kim Sung-han, director of the National Security Office of South Korea.

Yang, director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central CommitteeCPC Central Committee, said China and South Korea are both close neighbors and important cooperative partners, and that since the establishment of diplomatic ties 30 years ago, bilateral relations have achieved leapfrog development.

Since the establishment of the new South Korean government, the relations between China and South Korea have a smooth start, according to Yang, who was under the leadership of President Xi Jinping and his South Korean counterpart Yoon Suk-yeol.

The senior Chinese diplomat stated that China is willing to work with South Korea to implement the important consensus reached by the two heads of state, to strengthen people-to-people and cultural exchanges, to safeguard sensitive issues, and to improve and improve the two countries' relations towards a stable and long-term development.

Kim said that the new government of South Korea attaches great importance to developing relations with China and is ready to work together with China and take the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations as an opportunity to open a new era of bilateral cooperation.

The two sides also exchanged views on the affairs of the Korean Peninsula and other issues of common concern.