Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first official trip to North Korea this week, after an invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: EPA-EFE/KCNA

Chinese President Xi Jinping to make first official trip to North Korea this week

  • Visit to take place on Thursday and Friday and follows repeated invitations from Pyongyang
  • Meeting could send a message to Washington that it still needs Beijing to play a part in denuclearisation of Korean peninsula, analysts say
Topic |   North Korea

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Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first official trip to North Korea this week, after an invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: EPA-EFE/KCNA
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