February 24, 2024

North Korea’s Kim Yong Chol in Beijing, likely en route to DC: media

Senior DPRK official expected to hold first high-level talks with U.S. counterparts in months

This article was updated at 1445 KST to include information about Choe Son Hui traveling through the Beijing Airport on Thursday afternoon, and at 1830 to include additional details on Kim Yong Chol's delegation

High level North Korean official Kim Yong Chol was on Thursday spotted at Beijing Capital Airport, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported, where he is expected to depart later in the day for closely-watched U.S.-DPRK talks in Washington D.C.