North Korean leader Kim Jong-un told the outgoing Chinese ambassador that he is ‘satisfied’ that the friendship with Beijing has grown. Photo: AFP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un told the outgoing Chinese ambassador that he is ‘satisfied’ that the friendship with Beijing has grown. Photo: AFP
North Korea

Kim Jong-un praises Chinese envoy for ‘fresh heyday’ in North Korea’s ties with Beijing

  • Ambassador Li Jinjun is returning to Beijing after nearly seven years, with new envoy Wang Yajun’s arrival apparently delayed by the coronavirus pandemic
  • Analysts say friendly relations between Beijing and Pyongyang are helpful for maintaining peace and stability on the Korean peninsula.

Topic |   North Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un told the outgoing Chinese ambassador that he is ‘satisfied’ that the friendship with Beijing has grown. Photo: AFP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un told the outgoing Chinese ambassador that he is ‘satisfied’ that the friendship with Beijing has grown. Photo: AFP
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