Bush and Hu discuss Taiwan, North Korea

From AFP, via Yahoo News Asia:

US President George W. Bush and Chinese President Hu Jintao expressed concern about and agreed to pursue six-party talks to end Pyongyang’s nuclear programs, the White House said

Speaking by telephone, “the two leaders reiterated their commitment to working together toward a nuclear-free (Korean) peninsula while expressing concern about North Korea,” said Bush spokesman Scott McClellan.

Bush also called on Hu to “reach out” more formally to Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian after opposition leaders from the island made historic visits to mainland China, McClellan told reporters.

May 6, 2005, 12:41 PM
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