November 2nd , 2017: With Trump's Upcoming Visit to Asia, Scholars of China, the ROK and the US interpreted Northeast Asian Situation
November 2nd , 2017: With Trump's Upcoming Visit to Asia, Scholars of China, the ROK and the US interpreted Northeast Asian Situation

On November 2nd , with US President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to Asia, the Pangoal Institution and Korea-China Think Net co-organized Northeast Asian Issues Roundtable. Scholars form China, the ROK and the US participated in this meeting and discussed hot issues of Northeast Asia.

 

The meeting was hosted by Secretary of Academic Committee, the Pangoal Institution and Deputy Executive Director, Institute for China-US People-to-People Exchange, Peking University Wang Dong. Secretary Wang Dong first conveyed President of the Pangoal Institution Yi Peng’s welcome to participants from home and abroad. He introduced Pangoal’s development and efforts in promoting people-to-people exchange especially in promoting relations between China and the ROK. Secretary Wang Dong pointed out that original intention is to promote peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and northeast Asia by carrying out academic exchanges in the level of think tank.


Wang Dong         Secretary-General and Member of Academic Committee, the Pangoal Institution; Deputy Executive Director, Institute for China-US People-to-People Exchange, Peking University

 


LEE TAI HWAN   President, Korea-China Think Net; Director of the Center for China Studies, Sejong Institute


President of Korea-China Think Net and Director of Chinese Center of the Sejong Institute LEE TAI HWAN appreciated Pangoal’s welcome and introduced Korea-China Think Net. He thought that the current situation in East Asia is at critical point of  development. He hoped this roundtable can build communication platform for experts from China, the ROK and the US and contribute to the stability and improvement of the situation in Northeast Asia countries.

 

In the afterwards discussion, the experts and scholars from China, the ROK, the United States discussed how to promote peace and stability in Northeast Asia centering on the bilateral cooperation between China and the ROK, the differences and consensus on North Korean nuclear issues between China and the United States, and the trilateral relations between China, the ROK and the United States. Experts at the conference agreed that the roundtable provided a good opportunity for exchanges between Chinese and ROK scholars. In the future, scholars will also conduct frank and pragmatic discussions on hot and difficult issues through the exchange platform at the think tank level in order to provide intellectual support for improvement of the situation in Northeast Asia.

 

Pan Zhenqiang  Former Director of Strategic Institute of China's National Defence University, General

 

Su Hao  Academic Committee Member, the Pangoal Institution; Convenor, Korea-China Think Net; Professor and Director of Research Center for Strategy and Peace, China Foreign Affairs University

 

HAN YONG SUP     Vice President, Korea-China Think Net; Professor, Korea National Defense University