Xi Jinping pictured with Kim Jong-un during the Chinese leader’s visit to Pyongyang last year. Photo: AFP Xi Jinping pictured with Kim Jong-un during the Chinese leader’s visit to Pyongyang last year. Photo: AFP
Xi Jinping pictured with Kim Jong-un during the Chinese leader’s visit to Pyongyang last year. Photo: AFP

China offers to help North Korea fight coronavirus as Kim Jong-un returns to public view

  • Pyongyang has not officially recorded any cases of disease, but Xi Jinping tells his counterpart that Beijing is ready to help contain the spread of Covid-19
  • North Korean leader’s failure to appear at major political event last month sparked a flurry of rumours about his health and whereabouts

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Xi Jinping pictured with Kim Jong-un during the Chinese leader’s visit to Pyongyang last year. Photo: AFP Xi Jinping pictured with Kim Jong-un during the Chinese leader’s visit to Pyongyang last year. Photo: AFP
Xi Jinping pictured with Kim Jong-un during the Chinese leader’s visit to Pyongyang last year. Photo: AFP
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