North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, acknowledge people on a street in Pyongyang, North Korea.
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In pictures: Kim Jong Un welcomes Xi Jinping in Pyongyang

Updated 1107 GMT (1907 HKT) June 21, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, acknowledge people on a street in Pyongyang, North Korea.
Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP

Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un have pledged to work toward "peace and stability" on the Korean peninsula during the Chinese President's historic visit to North Korea.

"The friendship between China and DPRK conforms to the wishes of people from both countries," Xi said according to a report in Chinese state media.

His visit marks the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to North Korea in 14 years.