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China says it will handle North Korea trade issues for benefit to peace, stability

FILE PHOTO: North Korean soldiers chat as they stand guard behind national flags of China (front) and North Korea on a boat anchored along the banks of Yalu River, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, June 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Commerce Ministry said on Thursday it will continue to handle North Korean trade issues in a way that benefits peace, stability and denuclearization on the Korean peninsula.

Ministry spokesman Gao Feng made the comment at a routine media briefing.

Reporting by Jenny Su and Michael Martina; Editing by Paul Tait

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