Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan join performers on stage in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua

What Xi Jinping attending North Korean pop concert signals to Donald Trump

  • Appearance at first such North Korean shows in Beijing for several years allows Chinese president to send message to Washington, analysts say
  • Songs from China and North Korea are included, representing ‘deep feelings’ of North’s leader Kim Jong-un
Topic |   North Korea

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Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan join performers on stage in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua
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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.