"China is firmly supporting the denuclearisation of the area in the name of stability and peace", Wang Yi told reporters in Athens after meeting Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias.
China will enforce around the clock surveillance on fasting Muslims in Xinjiang, a Muslim region of China
Turkish Deputy PM Tugrul Turkes meets Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong in Ankara
Malcolm Turnbull's remarks came after the North's latest failed missile test and ahead of a visit to Australia by US Vice President Mike Pence, who is in Asia to signal Washington's commitment to regional security.
Beijing has said it wants to transition away from a reliance on debt-fuelled investment and towards a consumer-driven economic model, but the transition has proved bumpy.
Hu's family run-clothing factory in the northern province of Hebei could close at the expense of a new special economic zone similar to those in Shanghai and Shenzhen.
Beijing has long opposed dramatic action against the North, fearing the regime's collapse would send a flood of refugees across its borders and leave the US military on its doorstep.
The news comes as the North Korean army on Friday vowed a "merciless" response to any US provocation, according to the country's official news agency KCNA.
The new figures, released Thursday, boost hopes that the world's number two economy is getting back on track after a recent slowdown -- it grew last year at its slowest pace in a quarter of a century.
Cheng Chung-tai upended small China and Hong Kong flags that some pro-Beijing legislators had displayed on their desks in the legislative assembly last October.
The producer price index (PPI) rose 7.6 percent year-on-year in March, according to the National Bureau of Statistics, slightly beating economists' expectations of a 7.5 percent increase in a Bloomberg News survey.
The visit by Erna Solberg is the first high-level exchange since December, when the two countries normalised ties that soured after the Oslo-based Nobel Committee awarded the 2010 Peace Prize to the still-imprisoned Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo.
Beijing demands restraint amid concerns of American pre-emptive strike on North Korea
President Donald Trump, fresh from a missile strike on Syria that was widely interpreted as putting Pyongyang on warning, has asked to be provided with a range of options for eliminating the North's nuclear capabilities.
Wary of China's growing interest in India's backyard, Modi has been keen to play a greater leadership role in South Asia since coming to power in 2014.
China calls on all sides to prevent deterioration of situation in order to ensure political solution in Syria: spokeswoman
Officials said no arrests have been made yet in the case and no formal charges have been filed.
Berlin demands independent inquiry into deadly chemical attack by Assad regime in northern Syria
The Chinese leader's first visit to Finland since 1995 marks the Nordic country's 100th anniversary of independence.
US Pacific Command, South Korean military confirm new Pyongyang provocation in key week for diplomacy
Former US defense secretary Ash Carter, who served under Barack Obama, said the US has "always had all options on the table."