China’s Xi meets North Korea delegation

June 1, 2016 10:30 AM (UTC+8)

 

Signs of thaw?

(From Xinhua)

President Xi Jinping met with a visiting delegation of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday.

Ri Su Yong, head of the delegation, delivered an oral message from top DPRK leader Kim Jong Un to Xi.

In his message, Kim expressed that the DPRK hopes to work with China to strengthen and develop the bilateral traditional friendship, and maintain peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia.

BEIJING, June 1, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping (R), also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, meets with a visiting delegation of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) led by Ri Su Yong, a member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, vice chairman of the WPK Central Committee and director of the party's International Department, in Beijing, capital of China, June 1, 2016. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)
BEIJING, June 1, 2016 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping (R), also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, meets with a visiting delegation of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) led by Ri Su Yong, a member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, vice chairman of the WPK Central Committee and director of the party’s International Department, in Beijing, capital of China, June 1, 2016. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)

Ri also gave a briefing on the seventh WPK congress, which was held in early May, during which Kim was elected chairman of the WPK.

Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, welcomed the delegation, saying the visit was evidence of the tradition of strategic communication between the two parties on major issues.

The visit also demonstrated that Chairman Kim and the WPK Central Committee attach importance to relations between the two parties and two countries, according to Xi. Read more

 

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