April 16, 2024

North Korean vice defense minister arrives in Beijing ahead of Xiangshan Forum

Kim Hyong Ryong's visit comes one day after Chinese military delegation left Pyongyang

North Korean vice defense minister Kim Hyong Ryong arrived in Beijing Thursday morning to attend a China-hosted annual security forum, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported, amid increasing military cooperation between the two countries.

Colonel General Kim, spotted at Beijing Capital International Airport, is believed to be attending the 9th Beijing Xiangshang Forum to be held between October 20 and 22 at the 9th Beijing International Convention Center, Yonhap reported citing an unnamed source.

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