North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (left) greets Chinese envoy Song Tao during his second visit to Pyongyang in five months. Photo: KCNA
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (left) greets Chinese envoy Song Tao during his second visit to Pyongyang in five months. Photo: KCNA
North Korea

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un hosts banquet for Chinese diplomat as ‘flower garden’ friendship blooms once more

Reclusive leader says it is his obligation as a ‘close friend of Chinese President Xi Jinping’ to ensure ‘highest level of treatment’ for Song Tao and visiting arts troupe

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (left) greets Chinese envoy Song Tao during his second visit to Pyongyang in five months. Photo: KCNA
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (left) greets Chinese envoy Song Tao during his second visit to Pyongyang in five months. Photo: KCNA
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