April 21, 2021

North Korean foreign minister arrives in Beijing en route to Vietnam and Syria

Ri Yong Ho to meet with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Hanoi, reports suggest

North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho was Thursday afternoon spotted at Beijing's Capital International Airport, believed to be on his way to high-profile meetings in Vietnam and Syria.

Ri, who South Korean media report is accompanied by between five to six officials, was said to have been greeted at the airport by DPRK Ambassador to China Ji Jae Ryong and his staff.