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The Quick Read About. Xi's Trip to Pyongyang

1 month ago   |   By Time

What Happened This Week:
As the anticipation builds for the G-20 meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump next week in Japan, China's state broadcaster announced on Monday a surprise state visit by Xi to North Korea for later this week.
Why It Matters:
Because while this state visit is intended for an audience of one that's currently sitting in Washington, it also serves as a reminder to the rest of the world that any lasting resolution on the Korean peninsula still runs through Beijing. China remains North Korea's main link to the outside world-Beijing is...
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