Xi Jinping says China willing to help Korea ‘reconciliation’

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping told his South Korean counterpart on Wednesday Beijing is willing to help “reconciliation” between Seoul and Pyongyang, China’s foreign ministry said on its website.

“China is willing to provide the necessary assistance to advance South-North reconciliation and cooperation,” Xi told Park Geun-Hye in a phone call, according to the ministry statement. China is the North’s sole major ally.