North Korea and China announce visit by Xi Jinping envoy
Unclear if illegal nuclear programme is on the agenda after Donald Trump asked Chinese president to put pressure on neighbour
A senior Chinese diplomat will visit North Korea from Friday as a special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Beijing has said, without revealing whether it is about North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.China has pushed for a diplomatic solution to the crisis but in recent months has had only limited high-level exchanges with North Korea. The last time China’s special envoy for North Korea visited the country was in February 2016. In a brief dispatch, the official Xinhua ...
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