February 25, 2024

Kim Jong Un, Xi Jinping held fourth summit on Tuesday, Xinhua confirms

DPRK leader reported to have praised China's "very valuable" economic development experience

Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held their fourth summit on Tuesday, Chinese state media confirmed on Thursday, at which the two agreed to continue to expand ties and to work towards a peace settlement on the peninsula.

In an English-language dispatch issued by Xinhua two days after the meeting and a day after Kim Jong Un's train was reported to have left Beijing, the leaders were reported to have held an "in-depth exchange of views" in their meeting on Tuesday.