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China promises economic support for sanctions-hit neighbour North Korea | Source: South China Morning Post

North Korean ambassador to China Ri Ryong-nam (left) and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi link arms in Beijing on Thursday. Wang reaffirmed Beijing’s commitment to “traditional friendship” with the North.

China has pledged to keep up strategic communication with North Korea and help the sanctions-hit nation cope with worsening economic problems amid a prolonged nuclear stalemate with the US, at a time when both are being targeted as security threats by the United States and its allies.

Source: South China Morning Post


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