Asia Geopolitics

When Xi Went to Pyongyang: Making Sense of Sino-North Korean Relations in 2019

“Lips and teeth” or something else? The hosts discuss China’s complex relationship with North Korea.

Ankit Panda
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When Xi Went to Pyongyang: Making Sense of Sino-North Korean Relations in 2019
Credit: AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon

The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) and Prashanth Parameswaran (@TheAsianist) discuss the June 2019 summit meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the state of inter-Korean and U.S.-North Korea diplomacy, and the upcoming G20 Osaka summit.

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