China's President Xi to visit North Korea on Thursday - state media

China's President Xi to visit North Korea on Thursday - state media
FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets President Xi Jinping in Beijing, China, in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on January 10, 2019. KCNA via REUTERS -
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit North Korea on Thursday for two days, China’s state media announced on Monday.

China is North Korea’s lone major ally and the visit comes amid a protracted dispute over the North’s denuclearisation with the United States.

(Reporting by Huizhong Wu)

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