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N Korean Foreign Minister to visit China tomorrow

ANI  |  Beijing [China] 

North Korean Ri Yong-ho, at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, will embark on a three-day visit to the country from December 6 to December 8, a said on Tuesday.

Geng Shuang, the spokesperson, said that the visit is aimed at enhancing the relations between and North During the visit, the North Korean will hold talks with his Chinese counterpart on ways of strengthening bilateral ties, reported.

Relations between and witnessed an upward trend since this year, following North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's visit to the country three times -- twice to and once to the northeastern city of - and meeting Chinese on all the occasions. The two leaders held talks on ways to improve bilateral ties and North Korea's denuclearisation issue.

Prior to the upbeat relations, ties between the two nations strained following North Korea's massive development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles in the past few years. has repeatedly called for the communist country's denuclearisation, for achieving long-lasting peace and stability in the

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 14:35 IST