China Moves Centre Stage in Korean Peninsula Peace Efforts
China Moves Centre Stage in Korean Peninsula Peace Efforts
The front pages of Chinese evening newspapers, showing images of China's President Xi Jinping with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, are displayed at a newspaper stand in Beijing on March 28, 2018. Fred DUFOUR / AFP
Commentary / Asia

China Moves Centre Stage in Korean Peninsula Peace Efforts

After weeks in which other actors have taken notable steps towards defusing fears of war over North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile program, a China-North Korea summit held 26-27 March in Beijing has reasserted China’s pivotal role in efforts to find a solution to the nuclear crisis.