Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service) JAPAN OUT UNTIL 14 DAYS AFTER THE DAY OF TRANSMISSION, Associated Press
BEIJING — North Korean leader Kim Jong Il reportedly has arrived in Beijing and is expected to meet with the leader of his country's key ally.
Yonhap News agency in South Korea said Kim arrived in Beijing at 9 a.m. Wednesday by train and went to the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse. The report says he will meet with Chinese President Hu Jintao.
Yonhap did not cite sources in the report. The Chinese state guesthouse would not comment and the North Korean Embassy said it had no information.
China said earlier it invited Kim to study economic reforms in China, North Korea's sole major international ally and a major source of economic support. This visit is Kim's third in about a year.
- A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider
- Chaffetz calls Secret Service resignation...
- Romney, Huntsman may both be taking...
- Charging documents show Phelps DUI tied to...
- US Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians...
- Jail ordered for Idaho man in FLDS abuse case
- More bodies found on Japanese volcano; toll...
- NFL says Husain Abdullah should not have been...
- Romney, Huntsman may both be taking... 40
- Obama: US 'underestimated' Islamic... 24
- New mom Chelsea Clinton celebrates baby... 14
- Obama seeks traction on economy amid... 14
- Police: Fired worker beheaded Oklahoma... 13
- Marijuana could deliver more than $800... 13
- Chaffetz calls Secret Service... 11
- Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at... 10