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Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 23:18
Xi Jinping, Kim Jong-un hold talks in Beijing
By Xinhua
Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 23:18 By Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, shakes hands with Kim Jong-un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Beijing, China, June 19, 2018. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

BEIJING – Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and Chinese president, on Tuesday held talks with Kim Jong-un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), in Beijing. 

The two leaders had a candid and in-depth exchange of views on development of China-DPRK relations and the current situation on the Korean Peninsula. 

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Kim arrived in Beijing Tuesday for a two-day visit.

Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, hosts a welcoming ceremony for Kim Jong-un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, June 19, 2018. (YIN BOGU / XINHUA)

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During their meeting, the two leaders agreed to safeguard, consolidate and develop China-DPRK relations, and jointly push forward the sound momentum of peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula to make a positive contribution to safeguarding world and regional peace, stability, prosperity and development.

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