North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Photo: AP

Kim Jong-un vows to strengthen Pyongyang-Beijing ties, amid efforts to restart US talks

  • The North Korean leader says he will make every effort to strengthen ties with China and that the alliance is a ‘strategic option’
  • This comes as the North seeks to resume stalled denuclearisation talks with the US
Topic |   North Korea

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Photo: AP
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) meets his North Korean counterpart Ri Yong-ho in Pyongyang. Photo: Handout

China tells North Korea it wants ‘closer communication and cooperation on world stage’

  • Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi tells North Korean counterpart Ri Yong-ho during Pyongyang visit that the two countries ‘have always been in the same boat’
  • The meeting comes as both nations face deadlocks in talks with Washington
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) meets his North Korean counterpart Ri Yong-ho in Pyongyang. Photo: Handout
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