China President Xi Jinping congratulated Kim Jong-un on the tenth anniversary of the establishment of the North Korean ruling party. He said he intends to deepen relations with Pyongyang. North Korean state media reported on October 10.
The North Korean National News Agency quoted Xi Jinping as saying: “We have an intent to successfully defend, consolidate and develop the China-Korea relations together with Korean comrades and propel the long-lasting and stable development of the socialist cause of the two countries.”
Saturday marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of the ruling North Korean Workers’ Party. The event is expecting to include a large military parade. That may be the first time North Korea has used certain long-range ballistic missiles since 2018.
Xi Jinping said that he is “greatly pleased” with North Korea’s achievements in dealing with foreign countries in the face of difficulties and challenges in recent years.
Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un met five times in 2018 and 2019 after years of cold relations between China and the United States and other countries that imposed sanctions on North Korea over their nuclear and ballistic missile programs. US President Donald Trump.
Although North Korea has stated that it has no confirmed cases of the new coronavirus. However, strict border closures and other measures taken to prevent the outbreak have further increased the economic burden. This is heavily dependent on trade with China.