Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has met with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Yong-Il, to discuss the North Korean nuclear weapons program. The weapons situation has grown more worrisome over the past few months. From AFP:
Kim’s visit comes amid mounting international concern over North Korea’s planned launch early next month of a communications satellite, which the United States and South Korea have said is more likely a test of a ballistic missile.
[…]China has expressed concern over the situation on the Korean peninsula.
“At present, the situation on the Korean peninsula is rather complicated with an increasing number of uncertain factors,” foreign ministry spokesman Qin Gang told reporters Tuesday.
“We express concern over this.”