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N Korea at crossroads

Xi to make first North Korea visit ahead of G-20

First trip by China's leader in 14 years intended to show support for Pyongyang

Chinese President Xi Jinping who met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Beijing on January 10, will make a state visit to North Korea on Thursday.   © Reuters

BEIJING/SEOUL -- Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first state visit to North Korea this week, just ahead of the Group of 20 summit, state media from both countries reported on Monday.

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