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Kim Jong-un poses with his wife as he returns to North Korea after trip to China

Kim Jong-un poses with his wife as he returns to North Korea after trip to China

North Korean and Chinese leaders have met each other and exchanged their serious views on the present situation, Korean Central News Agency said. In the light of the recent agreement, Kim Jong-Un signed with Donald Trump last week, the official two-day trip to China means a lot.

Kim Jong-un and his wife Ri Sol-ju have returned to North Korea after the trip to Beijing where two leaders have discussed a wide range of measures to bolster ‘strategic and tactical’ cooperation between their nations. On Wednesday, during the second meeting, Kim and President Xi also posed poses with their wives, Ri Sol-ju and Peng Liyuan, for the official photo.

Prio to leaving for Pyongyang on Wednesday afternoon, North Korean guests posed for the cameras along with their wives. According to the North Korean state media reports, Kim visited an agricultural institute run by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences where he observed vegetables being grown inside.

 

The United States and South Korea said on Tuesday they had agreed to suspend a joint military exercise scheduled for August, although decisions regarding subsequent drills have not yet been made.

On Wednesday, South Korean foreign minister Kang Kyung-hwa said the decision to suspend the exercise could be reconsidered based on future developments with North Korea. According to minister, that should look like a goodwill gesture to strengthen dialogue momentum.