October 02, 2022

Kim Jong Un offers Chinese leader help in fight against novel coronavirus

In letter to Xi Jinping, DPRK ruling party also said to have send "aid fund" to Chinese counterparts

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent a letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping, the country’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Saturday, offering help and aid to Beijing amid an ongoing outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

In a move that comes as Pyongyang has taken a number of tough steps to prevent a possible outbreak of the virus within its own borders, state media reported that Kim has sent “warm greetings" to Chinese ruling party members and medical workers.