MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Chinese delegation was led by Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin while South Korea was represented by 2nd Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yul, according to statement. Representatives of the two countries' foreign and defense ministries attended the negotiations.
Both sides agreed that maritime borders delimitation must be conducted in the atmosphere of mutual trust, openness and compromise that would promote stable bilateral long-term cooperation, strengthen maritime cooperation and develop strategic partnership between China and South Korea, according to the statement.
The two sides also agreed to set up a three-tier negotiation mechanism, including governmental level, working group level and expert group level.
Delimitation of borders in international law is the process of definition of the position and direction of a state border between neighboring countries through negotiations.
The second round of talks is scheduled to be held in China in 2016.