The Heat: President Xi’s state visit to Pyongyang

The Heat

It was a two-day state visit packed with celebrations and diplomacy.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and DPRK leader Kim Jong Un discussed efforts to revive stalled nuclear talks with Washington.  And, the leaders sought cooperation on other issues from trade to security.

CGTN’s Jack Barton begins our coverage with this report.

To discuss all of this:

  • Qinduo Xu is a senior fellow with the Pangoal Institution.
  • Brian Becker is an analyst on U.S.-DPRK relations and has traveled to the DPRK numerous times.
  • Jenny Town is a research analyst at the Stimson Center and managing editor of 38 North.
  • Bruce Bennett is a senior international defense researcher with the RAND Corporation.

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