Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea aims for ‘new impetus’ in ties

//Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea aims for ‘new impetus’ in ties

Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea aims for ‘new impetus’ in ties

Xi Jinping’s upcoming trip to North Korea will be a state visit – a higher status than the last trip to the hermit kingdom by a Chinese president, highlighting the close bilateral ties between Beijing and Pyongyang.Xi’s two-day trip, which begins on Thursday, is the first by a Chinese president to North Korea in 14 years and comes just a week before he is due to meet US President Donald Trump for talks on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Japan.“Leaders of the two countries will review…

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