North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (right) with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing last June. Xi’s trip to North Korea is being hailed as an opportunity for the sides to begin a new chapter of relations. Photo: EPA-EFE
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State visit by Xi Jinping to North Korea can usher in new era of hope for peninsula

  • Stronger ties with Pyongyang would push the development plans of Kim Jong-un, improve chances of denuclearisation and send a welcome message to the US president

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (right) with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing last June. Xi’s trip to North Korea is being hailed as an opportunity for the sides to begin a new chapter of relations. Photo: EPA-EFE
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