Xi Jinping arrives in Pyongyang for landmark fifth summit with Kim Jong Un | NK News
July 20, 2024
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Xi Jinping arrives in Pyongyang for landmark fifth summit with Kim Jong Un

Visit is the first by a Chinese leader to the DPRK in over ten years

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the North Korean capital on Thursday morning, Chinese state media reported, where he is expected to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the fifth summit between the two leaders.

Xi was reported to have departed Beijing around 0920 local time, accompanied by, among others, First Lady Peng Liyuan, key aide Ding Xuexiang, top diplomat Yang Jiechi, foreign minister Wang Yi, and minister of the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission He Lifeng.

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