Xi Jinping to visit North Korea on Wednesday

Xi Jinping to visit North Korea on Wednesday

Ji Jinping will be the first Chinese head of state to visit Pyongyang in fourteen years.

China's president Xi Jinping will hold a two-day state visit to North Korea from Thursday to Friday. The visit was announced by Hu Zhaoming, a spokesperson for the Chinese Communist Party's International Department (PCC), and was later confirmed by the North Korean official news agency KCNA.

This will be the first visit by a Chinese head of state to Pyongyang since Hu Jintao visited the country in 2005. Jinping visited North Korea in 2008, but back then he was still China's vice president.

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