China shuns UN & U.S., agrees to foster ties with North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong and ’s President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on “important issues,” and agreed to build on their countries’ friendly relations “whatever the international situation,” North Korean state media reported.

Xi Jinping with Kim Jong Un as China and North Korea agree to foster ties despite international situations

Xi left the North Korean capital Pyongyang on Friday after a two-day visit, the first by a Chinese leader in 14 years. State-run news agency KCNA issued a report on Saturday of the results of the visit.

China is ’s only major ally and Xi’s visit was aimed at bolstering the isolated country against pressure from sanctions over its nuclear and missile programmes and stalled denuclearization talks with the .

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The visit comes a week before Xi and . President Donald Trump are due to meet at a Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, amid a trade dispute that has rattled global financial markets.

KCNA reported that during a luncheon on the final day of Xi’s visit the leaders discussed plans to strengthen collaboration, as well as their countries’ “major internal and external policies”, while exchanging views on domestic and international issues of mutual concern.

An editorial in the official China Daily on Saturday warned that Xi’s short visit to Pyongyang would not solve all the region’s problems, but pledges to help develop the North Korean economy were the right way forward.

Culled from REUTERS

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