Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have signalled an intention to maintain closer ties. Photo: AFP/KCNA via KNS

Xi Jinping vows to work with North Korea on ‘political resolution’ to nuclear issue

  • Chinese president also tells Kim Jong-un that Beijing is determined to support the country’s new ‘strategic path’
  • North Korean leader calls visit ‘decisive’ in showing the unchanging friendship of the two countries to the world
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Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have signalled an intention to maintain closer ties. Photo: AFP/KCNA via KNS
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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.