Wednesday, June 20, 2018

THREATS FROM NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong-un met with Chinese president Xi Jinping

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping to brief on the results of his summit with US President Donald Trump. According to the Chinese state-run media, Kim Jong-un visited China and sat down for talks with XI Jinping on Tuesday - for the third time in less than three months.

President Xi praised Kim for his recent summit with US President Trump and expressed hope that the two can carry out their agreement. But at the same time, he stressed the North Korean leader's three visits to China show that Pyongyang puts great importance on its strategic relations with Beijing.

President Xi added China will remain committed to Pyongyang to solidifying its ties with the North regardless of whatever changes take place on the international and regional front. Kim responded by saying that he is willing to develop Pyongyang-Beijing relations to another level.

He expressed thanks to China for securing peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and added he hopes to work with Beijing for more.

Source: Arirang News

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