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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with Foreign Minister Wang Yi of the People's Republic of China

Today, Vice President Mike Pence met with Foreign Minister Wang Yi of the People's Republic of China to discuss the increasing threat posed by North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and its repeated provocative and destabilizing actions. Vice President Pence conveyed U.S. resolve to pressure DPRK to change its dangerous path. The Vice President and Foreign Minister Wang reaffirmed the importance of robust enforcement of United Nations Security Council resolutions, and taking additional steps in response to North Korea's defiant behavior. The two also discussed the need to create a level playing field for trade and investment.

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