August 08, 2020

China supports N. Korean “self-development” plans, Xi tells Kim at fifth summit
Chinese leader says he's open to "cooperating" with DPRK to achieve peace, economic growth

The Chinese president on Thursday said Beijing supports Pyongyang establishing favorable conditions for "self-development" by expediting the political settlement of issues on the Korean peninsula, DPRK state-run media reported on Friday.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hosted a grand banquet for Chinese president Xi Jinping on Thursday night, party daily the Rodong Sinmun and the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said, adding that the talks at proceeded in a "warm and amicable atmosphere."