Sun Hongliang, chargé d’affaires of the Chinese embassy, and Kang Yun-seok, vice-chairman of the North Korean legislature’s standing committee, lay flowers at the Friendship Tower in Pyongyang on Tuesday. Photo: Chinese embassy in Pyongyang
Sun Hongliang, chargé d’affaires of the Chinese embassy, and Kang Yun-seok, vice-chairman of the North Korean legislature’s standing committee, lay flowers at the Friendship Tower in Pyongyang on Tuesday. Photo: Chinese embassy in Pyongyang

‘Chinese martyrs remembered’: Beijing and Pyongyang officials mark 72nd anniversary of China entering Korean war

  • The war is one of the most commemorated in China, representing a victory against US imperialism and an end to the ‘century of humiliation’
  • In Pyongyang ceremony, wreath carried tribute reading ‘Salute to the Chinese people’s volunteer martyrs’

Sun Hongliang, chargé d’affaires of the Chinese embassy, and Kang Yun-seok, vice-chairman of the North Korean legislature’s standing committee, lay flowers at the Friendship Tower in Pyongyang on Tuesday. Photo: Chinese embassy in Pyongyang
Sun Hongliang, chargé d’affaires of the Chinese embassy, and Kang Yun-seok, vice-chairman of the North Korean legislature’s standing committee, lay flowers at the Friendship Tower in Pyongyang on Tuesday. Photo: Chinese embassy in Pyongyang
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