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China's Communist Party says still talking to North Korean counterpart

North Korea is likely to be at high on the agenda when Donald Trump visits China next month

Reuters 

China’s ruling Communist Party continues to hold talks and maintain contacts with its North Korean counterpart, a senior official said on Saturday, describing the two countries friendship as important for regional stability. While the United States and its allies, and many people in China, believe Beijing should do more to rein in Pyongyang, the acceleration of North Korea’s nuclear and missile capabilities has coincided with a near-total breakdown of high-level diplomacy between the two. China, Pyongyang’s sole major ally, has said it will strictly enforce ...

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First Published: Sun, October 22 2017. 02:27 IST
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