Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) meets North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Reuters

China urges North Korea to address US concerns on nuclear programme

  • Beijing hopes Washington and Pyongyang can move in same direction on denuclearisation, Xi Jinping tells visiting foreign minister
  • Chinese leader offers support for Kim Jong-un’s new focus on economic development
Topic |   North Korea

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) meets North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho reports on China's diplomacy for the Post. He also covers East Asian security and defence stories. Before joining the Post he was with the South Korean Air Force and News1 Korea. He has a bachelor's degree in media and communications and Chinese studies from Sydney University and a master's of international studies in Chinese area studies from Seoul National University.