CHINA'S XI JINPING WILL REPORTEDLY GIVE KIM JONG UN 100,000 TONS OF FOOD TO FEED HUNGRY NORTH KOREANS

June 20, 2019 | Newsweek

Chinese President Xi Jinping may be offering up to 100,000 tons of food in humanitarian aid to North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un ahead of a historic visit later this week.

Both Chinese and North Korea state-run media announced Xi's state visit—the first of its kind since their predecessors met in Pyongyang in 2005—on Monday. As speculation mounted about what may come out of the fourth meeting between the two men, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency wrote Tuesday that news reports have suggested the 100,000 tons figure as a gesture to shore up relations.

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