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Xi and Kim to Meet in Pyongyang

By Bloomberg
20 June 2019   |   11:32 am
China’s Xi Jinping and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un are expected to meet later on Thursday behind closed doors in Pyongyang. It’s the first such visit in 14 years by a Chinese president.

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