Beijing has been advocating a close dialogue between North Korea and the US to resolve the nuclear issue in the Korean Peninsula, according to Spokesperson of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lu Kang during a presser in Beijing on Tuesday. «We believe it’s rather beneficial to make sure the key parties of the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue stay closely in touch,» said Lu Kang as the North... Еще Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s surprise visit to China has given rise to speculation about Beijing’s role in the upcoming summit between the US and North Korea leaders. Lu Kang dismissed claims that Kim Jong-un’s visit was in any way related to the present China-US trade standoff, instead insisting on China’s role on promoting diplomacy in the Peninsula. «We don’t need to send a hint via other activities,» he concluded. Kim Jong-un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday for a four-day visit. The trip coincides with the Korean leader’s birthday which falls on January 8.