Close  

Top Chinese, North Korean generals meet in Beijing

/ 12:28 PM August 18, 2019

China’s Central Military Commission Vice Chairman Zhang Youxia attends the opening session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 5, 2019. (FILE PHOTO by WANG ZHAO / AFP)

BEIJING — Top military leaders from North Korea and China have recommitted themselves to strengthened exchanges between their armed forces during a meeting in Beijing.

The meeting Saturday came as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over nuclear negotiations and joint military exercises.

ADVERTISEMENT

The official Xinhua News agency says Zhang Youxia, the vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, met Kim Su Kil, director of the General Political Bureau of the Korean People’s Army.

Zhang said China’s military wanted closer communication to “promote cooperation and mutual support, so as to contribute to the consolidation and development of bilateral relations and regional peace and stability.”

China is North Korea’s most important ally.

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Beijing, China, North korea
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
usa

How Much Did Toy Story 4 Make?

September 20, 2019 08:25 AM

usa

iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Review

September 20, 2019 08:23 AM

usa

Jeff Bezos: Amazon Pledge for the Next 10 Years

September 20, 2019 08:21 AM

newsinfo

DOJ: No rearrest order yet for released convicts

September 20, 2019 07:54 AM



© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.