Top N. Korea general at Beijing airport en route to US

BEIJING, May 30, 2018 (AFP) : A senior North Korean official arrived at Beijing’s international airport on Wednesday to board a flight to the United States for high-level talks ahead of a planned summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.

General Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of the central committee of the Workers’ Party and right-hand man to Kim, was driven to the restricted VIP entrance of the airport, according to AFP journalists, a day after he flew into the Chinese capital from North Korea.