Xi Meets Kim – level 1
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Xi travels to North Korea. This is the first time that a Chinese president travels there in 14 years.
In North Korea, Xi Jinping gets a great welcome. There is a red carpet. People wave flags along the streets. The two leaders have dinner. They watch a gymnastics performance. Kim says that socialism is the most important things for North Korea and China. He says that China and North Korea must protect it. They must build it together.
Kim and Xi talk. We do not know much of what they talk about. However, the meeting is mostly symbolic. North Korea and China want to show that they are friends.
They do this before the G-20 summit. It starts tomorrow in Japan.
Difficult words: flag (a country’s official symbol), socialism (a style of managing a country, the economy and people), G-20 summit (a meeting of leaders of 20 important countries).
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