On August 29, the Beijing six-party
talks drew to a close at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse. Chinese
Vice-Foreign Minister Wang Yi presided over the talks'
closing ceremony, which was attended by various delegations'
heads and other representatives.
the common grounds shared by various parties and progress
made during the talks, Vice Foreign Minister Wang Yi said
that the six parties, with sincerity and hope, were here in
Beijing discussing peace on the Korean Peninsula. The talks
have brought about progress while disagreements still
remain. However, all the parties have agreed that the
Beijing talks are helpful. Although future talks are not
ensured to be always smooth, the six parties might find ways
to peacefully solve the Korean nuclear issue, which will
lead to lasting peace on the peninsula so long as relevant
parties make concerted efforts.
parties expressed their gratitude to the Chinese hosts for
their important efforts and considerate accommodations
facilitating the talks. All the parties said that the
Beijing talks have provided an important opportunity for
solving the Korean nuclear issue and laying a basis for
further talks. The parties said that they will earnestly
review the proposals and propositions raised by various
parties during the meeting. They also pledged to keep
talking in a bid to expand common grounds between them.