North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and China President Xi Jinping shaking hands during Kim’s visit to Beijing.  Photo: AFP/KCNA via KNS

The White House has hailed Kim Jong-un’s Beijing visit – but what are China’s intentions?

Trump administration officials praised the visit as a move ‘in the right direction’, but analysts see it as evidence of China’s attempts to reassert its strength in Asia

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and China President Xi Jinping shaking hands during Kim’s visit to Beijing.  Photo: AFP/KCNA via KNS
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