Police officers keep watch next to a train at the Beijing Railway Station in Beijing, China March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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A train believed to be carrying a senior North Korean delegation, which some reports said included the country's leader Kim Jong Un, left the Chinese capital Tuesday following a dramatic whirlwind visit.South Korea's left-leaning Hankyoreh newspaper also reported that Kim had traveled to Beijing for meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping Monday afternoon before leaving for a "third location," which could be in China, Tuesday.A senior U.S. official who follows North Korea closely said the available evidence suggested Kim had gone to meet Xi, but stressed that has not been confirmed.Bloomberg, citing three unidentified sources, reported late Monday that Kim was in Beijing.South Korean news agency Newsis reported that Kim Yo Jong and the North's ceremonial leader, Kim Yong Nam, were visiting Beijing, citing an unidentified North Korea-related source in Beijing.Xi and Kim Jong Un had reasons to meet in advance of Kim's meetings with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in April and possibly U.S. President Donald Trump in May, the U.S. official said.
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