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S. Korea, China urge N. Korea not to carry out nuclear test

BEIJING, April 12 (Yonhap) -- The top nuclear envoys of South Korea and China discussed North Korea's recent nuclear threat and agreed to bolster "strategic cooperation" to prevent Pyongyang from carrying out its fourth nuclear test, a Seoul diplomat said Saturday. Hwang Joon-kook, Seoul's chief envoy to the six-party talks that also involve the United States, North Korea, Russia and Japan, held talks with his Chinese counterpart, Wu Dawei, in Beijing on Friday. The meeting came on the heels of three-way talks with the U.S. and Japan in Washington earlier this week.

S. Korea, China urge N. Korea not to carry out nuclear test

BEIJING, April 12 (Yonhap) -- The top nuclear envoys of South Korea and China discussed North Korea's recent nuclear threat and agreed to bolster "strategic cooperation" to prevent Pyongyang from carrying out its fourth nuclear test, a Seoul diplomat said Saturday. Hwang Joon-kook, Seoul's chief envoy to the six-party talks that also involve the United States, North Korea, Russia and Japan, held talks with his Chinese counterpart, Wu Dawei, in Beijing on Friday. The meeting came on the heels of three-way talks with the U.S. and Japan in Washington earlier this week.

Wu Dawei to visit U.S. for talks on N. Korea

By Lee Chi-dong WASHINGTON, April 11 (Yonhap) -- China's point man on North Korea will visit the U.S. next week for talks on ways to deal with the communist nation, the U.S. State Department announced Friday. Glyn Davies, special representative for North Korea policy, plans to meet bilaterally with his Chinese counterpart, Wu Dawei, in New York from Monday to Tuesday and in Washington on Thursday, it said in a press release. The will exchange views on a wide range of issues related to North Korea, it said.

U.S., China envoys on N. Korea to meet in New York next week

The U.S. and Chinese special envoys on North Korea will meet in New York on Monday and Tuesday for bilateral talks on the country's nuclear program, the U.S. State Department said Friday. Glyn Davies, U.S. special representative for North Korea policy, and Wu Dawei, Chinese special representative for Korean Peninsula affairs, will also hold a similar meeting in Washington on Thursday, the department said. It will be the first trip by Wu to the United States since October.

U.S., China envoys on N. Korea to meet in New York next week

The U.S. and Chinese special envoys on North Korea will meet in New York on Monday and Tuesday for bilateral talks on the country's nuclear program, the U.S. State Department said Friday. Glyn Davies, U.S. special representative for North Korea policy, and Wu Dawei, Chinese special representative for Korean Peninsula affairs, will also hold a similar meeting in Washington on Thursday, the department said. It will be the first trip by Wu to the United States since October.

S. Korea, China seek ways to resume nuclear talks with N. Korea

BEIJING, April 11 (Yonhap) -- The top nuclear envoys of South Korea and China held talks Friday to try to breathe new life into long-stalled multilateral talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program, following the North's recent threat of a "new form" of nuclear test. Hwang Joon-kook, Seoul's chief envoy to the six-party talks that also involve the United States, North Korea, Russia and Japan, met with his Chinese counterpart, Wu Dawei, in Beijing. The meeting came on the heels of three-way talks with the U.S. and Japan in Washington earlier this week.

S. Korea, China seek ways to resume nuclear talks with N. Korea

BEIJING, April 11 (Yonhap) -- The top nuclear envoys of South Korea and China held talks Friday to try to breathe new life into long-stalled multilateral talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program, following the North's recent threat of a "new form" of nuclear test. Hwang Joon-kook, Seoul's chief envoy to the six-party talks that also involve the United States, North Korea, Russia and Japan, met with his Chinese counterpart, Wu Dawei, in Beijing. The meeting came on the heels of three-way talks with the U.S. and Japan in Washington earlier this week.

S. Korean envoy warns of 'grave' situation after N. Korea's nuclear threat

BEIJING, April 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top nuclear envoy warned Friday of a "grave" situation on the Korean Peninsula as North Korea has threatened to conduct a fresh nuclear test, saying "closer and strategic cooperation" with China is essential in preventing further North Korean provocations. Hwang Joon-kook made the remarks upon his arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport ahead of talks with his Chinese counterpart, Wu Dawei, later in the day.

S. Korean envoy warns of 'grave' situation after N. Korea's nuclear threat

BEIJING, April 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top nuclear envoy warned Friday of a "grave" situation on the Korean Peninsula as North Korea has threatened to conduct a fresh nuclear test, saying "closer and strategic cooperation" with China is essential in preventing further North Korean provocations. Hwang Joon-kook made the remarks upon his arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport ahead of talks with his Chinese counterpart, Wu Dawei, later in the day.

N. Korea vows to take 'self-defense' measure against U.S. hostility

SEOUL, April 11 (Yonhap) -- North Korea threatened to take self-defense measures against what it claims is Washington's hostility toward it, the North's state news agency said Friday. North Korea has frequently accused the U.S. of harboring hostile policy toward Pyongyang and plotting with South Korea to invade the North, a charge denied by Washington.
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