Beijing and Pyongyang have been tight-lipped about whether Chinese President Xi Jinping’s envoy met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: Kyodo

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un ‘snubs’ China in failure to repay diplomatic favour

If confirmed, Kim’s unwillingness to meet Xi Jinping’s special envoy would underline Beijing’s limited influence over its neighbour, analysts say

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis

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Beijing and Pyongyang have been tight-lipped about whether Chinese President Xi Jinping’s envoy met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: Kyodo
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