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N.K. leader arrives in Pyongyang after visit to China: KCNA

All Headlines 22:14 January 10, 2019

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday after wrapping up his visit to China, the North's state media reported.

"His train arrived at Pyongyang Railway Station at 3 p.m. Thursday," the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported in an English-language dispatch.

Kim left Beijing at 2 p.m. on Wednesday (Beijing time).

Calling the visit "historic," the agency said Kim has worked to "boost the traditional friendship and solidarity between the people of the DPRK and China as required by the new era." DPRK is the acronym of the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Kim arrived in Beijing on Tuesday and held summit talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping. During the talks, Kim vowed efforts to draw worthy results from a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, and Xi voiced his support, according to Chinese media.

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