Xi Jinping and Kim Jong-un in Beijing in June last year. Photo: EPA-EFE/KCNA

Why there’s more than just ideology behind Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea and meeting with Kim Jong-un

  • Despite the pomp and ceremony likely to surround the trip to Pyongyang, observers believe Beijing is adopting a more pragmatic approach to its neighbour
  • Both sides are likely to consider how the meeting with help them in their respective dealings with Donald Trump
Topic |   US-China relations

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Xi Jinping and Kim Jong-un in Beijing in June last year. Photo: EPA-EFE/KCNA
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