Xi calls on US, N.Korea to implement Singapore agreements

Beijing (AFP) – Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the US and North Korea to implement their agreement reached at last week’s Singapore summit as he met Pyongyang’s leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday.

Kim “felt thanks for and highly praised China’s promotion of denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula and its important role in protecting the peninsula’s peace and stability,” said official  broadcaster CCTV in a report on Kim’s meeting with Xi in Beijing.

Xi told Kim he “wants North Korea and the US to carry out the results of their leadership summit”, the report said.