Choe Ryong Hae, left, vice chairman of the Central Committee of North Korea's ruling party shakes hands with Song Tao, the head of China's ruling Communist Party's International Liaison Department, at the Mansudae Assembly Hall, in Pyongyang, Friday, November 17, 2017. The highest-level Chinese envoy to North Korea in two years arrived in the country’s capital on Friday . Photo: Associated Press

China's special envoy meets closest aide of North Korean leader

The meeting was part of the first known visit by a high-ranking Chinese official to North Korea in more than a year.

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Choe Ryong Hae, left, vice chairman of the Central Committee of North Korea's ruling party shakes hands with Song Tao, the head of China's ruling Communist Party's International Liaison Department, at the Mansudae Assembly Hall, in Pyongyang, Friday, November 17, 2017. The highest-level Chinese envoy to North Korea in two years arrived in the country’s capital on Friday . Photo: Associated Press
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