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Explain Kim Jong-un-Xi Jinping's secret meeting: Japan to China; 10 updates

Kim said North Korea is determined to transform the inter-Korean ties into a relationship of reconciliation

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Kim Jong Un at his luxury ski resort

BS Web Team New Delhi
After keeping it under wraps and the world guessing, China on Wednesday announced North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was indeed in Beijing, and met Chinese President Xi Jinping. An arrival of a special North Korean train and heightened security in Beijing had led the media to believe Kim was in town but neither Beijing nor Pyongyang let on until Wednesday morning when China's state-controlled Xinhua news agency flashed the news.
The news outlet described Kim's visit from Sunday to Wednesday as "unofficial" and said the North Korean leader and Xi discussed Korean Peninsula nuclear crisis.
Kim told Xi that the situation on the Korean

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First Published: Mar 28 2018 | 1:24 PM IST

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