N. Korean delegation arrives in Beijing ahead of Trump-Kim summit

N. Korean delegation arrives in Beijing ahead of Trump-Kim summit

N. Korean delegation arrives in Beijing ahead of Trump-Kim summit

China is willing to provide economic aid to North Korea in stages during the denuclearization process once Pyongyang reaches an agreement with the US, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported Monday.

The Japanese and USA governments plan to hold a summit meeting on the sidelines of a Group of Seven meeting in Canada on June 8-9, where Abe and Trump are expected to confirm their stance to call for North Korea to denuclearize in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner.

The delegation, which arrived in Beijing on Monday, includes the vice chairman of the Workers' Party central committee, Pak Thae Song, as well as regional leaders.

The delegation came to "learn about the achievements of China's domestic economic development and reform and opening-up process, and promote an exchange of experience between the two parties on governance issues", Lu said.

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Xi's offer "may have led to Kim's judgement on denuclearization" when he met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pyongyang after his China trip, according to the Yomiuri.

Kim's latest visit was to the northeastern port city of Dalian, as the two countries seek to mend frayed ties with a diplomatic thaw in the region gathering pace.

Relations fell to a new low in the past year as Beijing, angered by Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests, supported a series of United Nations sanctions against its ally.

Experts say Kim also needs to maintain good relations with his country's main patron to back him up as the Trump summit looms.

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