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In talks with Kim, China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit

2019-01-10 09:42:06       source:The Aljazeera

January 10, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping has told Kim Jong-un that Beijing supports a second summit between the North Korean leader and US President Donald Trump, adding that he hopes they "meet each other halfway", according to state media.

The report by Xinhua news agency on Thursday came a day after Kim concluded an unannounced two-day trip to China, North Korea's major diplomatic ally and primary source of aid and trade.

"Political settlement of the (Korean) Peninsula issue faces a rare historic opportunity," Xi said during Kim's visit to the Chinese capital, according to Xinhua.

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