The visit to Pyongyang by Chinese delegations, one headed by deputy foreign minister Liu Zhenmin, can help Beijing see if North Korea is still politically stable. Photo: Xinhua The visit to Pyongyang by Chinese delegations, one headed by deputy foreign minister Liu Zhenmin, can help Beijing see if North Korea is still politically stable. Photo: Xinhua
The visit to Pyongyang by Chinese delegations, one headed by deputy foreign minister Liu Zhenmin, can help Beijing see if North Korea is still politically stable. Photo: Xinhua

Beijing 'exploring whether to change tactics' over North Korea relationship

Beijing is looking into new ways of engaging the unpredictable Pyongyang amid growing doubts that it remains the hermit state's staunchest ally

The visit to Pyongyang by Chinese delegations, one headed by deputy foreign minister Liu Zhenmin, can help Beijing see if North Korea is still politically stable. Photo: Xinhua The visit to Pyongyang by Chinese delegations, one headed by deputy foreign minister Liu Zhenmin, can help Beijing see if North Korea is still politically stable. Photo: Xinhua
The visit to Pyongyang by Chinese delegations, one headed by deputy foreign minister Liu Zhenmin, can help Beijing see if North Korea is still politically stable. Photo: Xinhua
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