Jack Barton

Jack Barton is a veteran foreign correspondent who was among the first at the scene on many of the world’s largest stories of the past decade including the US led invasion of Afghanistan, Asian tsunami, assassination of Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, Thai coup, China earthquake and the conflict in Libya.

Barton is currently based in South Korea bringing CGTN viewers up-to-date on all the latest developments from the region.


June 21, 2019

President Xi ends two day tour of Pyongyang

China's President Xi Jinping has wrapped-up his state visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. He and DPRK leader Kim Jong Un discussed steps to revive Pyongyang's stalled nuclear talks with Washington, as well as deeper cross-border cooperation on issues from trade to security. Read More...
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