SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s visit to China (all times local):
A long motorcade including motorcycle outrides reserved for state leaders has left a Beijing train station shortly after the arrival of a train believed to be carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Kim’s his arrival Tuesday had been openly announced by both sides.
The train consisting of 20 to 25 cars — most of whose windows were blacked-out — pulled by two locomotives arrived in Beijing’s North Station along tracks lined by police and paramilitary troops. That followed the arrival of a three-car advance North Korean train.
Kim’s trip comes after U.S. and North Korean officials are believed to have met in Vietnam to discuss the location of a second summit between Kim and President Donald Trump.
A three-car train of the type used by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Beijing following the announcement of four-day visit to China.
The train pulled into Beijing’s North Station along tracks lined by police and paramilitary troops. It’s wasn’t immediately clear whether Kim was on the train, although his arrival Tuesday had been openly announced by both sides.
Upon arrival, Kim will be driven by motorcade to the Diaoyutai State Guest House in western Beijing, according to precedent set by Kim’s two previous visits as leader to the capital.