Secretary-General Discusses Korean Peninsula with Chinese Foreign Minister
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks on the telephone with Wang Yi, Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China. He congratulated the Minister on his recent appointment.
Mr. Ban and the Minister discussed recent developments on the Korean Peninsula and shared deep concern about the escalating tensions there. The Secretary-General said he was committed to doing whatever he could to de-escalate tensions. He said he was confident that the Chinese leadership would also do its best to help calm the situation and help Pyongyang to reverse course.