|Vice-Premier Li Keqiang is greeted by his Democratic People's Republic of Korea counterpart Kang Sok-ju at Pyongyang airport on Sunday as he starts a three-day visit to the country. (Photo by Yao Dawei / Xinhua)|
PYONGYANG - Vice-Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Pyongyang on Sunday for a three-day visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), which was widely believed to be significant for regional peace and development.
China is willing to continue to play a constructive role and work with all parties concerned to make a positive contribution to promoting the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and safeguarding regional peace, stability and development, Li said.
China and the DPRK are friendly neighbors and relations have been growing smoothly, Li said in a written statement released upon his arrival.