July 6, 2017 / 9:08 AM / 4 months ago

China's Xi supports Seoul's efforts to resume talks with North Korea

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping told his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in on Thursday that China supported the new South Korean government’s efforts to restart dialogue and contacts with North Korea, state news agency Xinhua said.

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, July 5, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

The two were meeting in Germany ahead of a summit of the G20 group of nations.

Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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