After a visit to Beijing earlier this week by Chang Song Taek, a high-ranking North Korean official seen as a key influence on his nephew and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, China and North Korea announced that they had signed a number of agreements to enhance economic cooperation.
According to the BBC, the two countries signed deals on the development of two special economic zones as well as on electricity supply and agricultural cooperation. ...
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