Television screens at an electronics store in Beijing show footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in January. Photo: Reuters

What’s on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s agenda for first official visit to North Korea?

  • First trip to North Korea by a Chinese president in more than a decade begins on Thursday
  • Restoration of economic relations likely to be on the list
Topic |   North Korea

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Television screens at an electronics store in Beijing show footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in January. Photo: Reuters
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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

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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