China's Xi departs for state visit to N.Korea -state media

by Reuters
Thursday, 20 June 2019 01:16 GMT

BEIJING, June 20 (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping departed for Pyongyang for his state visit to North Korea on Thursday, Chinese state media reported.

Xi, who will be in North Korea for two days, is the first Chinese leader to visit the reclusive country in 14 years. (Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Michael Perry)

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