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In a photo taken on June 15, 2019 children watch as a group of Korean visitors from Japan perform a gymnastic routine on banks of the Taedong river before the landmark Juche tower in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 a gild holds an ice cream as a woman takes a bite, next to a street-side food stall in Pyongyang. AFP
A public television screen shows an op-ed text by China's leader Xi Jinping published by North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper, in a public square in Pyongyang on June 19, 2019. AFP
Two women walk before North Korean and Chinese flags flying on a street in Pyongyang on June 19, 2019.
A commemorative stamp featuring North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (L) meeting with China's leader Xi Jinping is pictured at a shop in Pyongyang on June 18, 2019. - Xi Jinping will make the first trip to North Korea by a Chinese president in 14 years this week, state media said on June 18, as Beijing tightens relations with Pyongyang amid tensions with the United States. AFP
Two men sit holding North Korean and Chinese flags near Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang on June 20, 2019, as Chinese President Xi Jinping visits the country. - Xi Jinping started a historic visit in Pyongyang on June 20, to reboot a troubled alliance, as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un face their own challenges with US President Donald Trump. AFP
Tourists from Russia wearing traditional Korean dress smoke cigarettes as they stand beside a road in Pyongyang on June 19, 2019. AFP
A traffic warden conducts traffic during rainfall in Pyongyang on June 18, 2019. AFP
A commuter rides a tram in Pyongyang on June 19, 2019. AFP
A child looks through a window separating subway train carriages beneath the portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang on June 17, 2019. AFP
Commuters read a newspaper while waiting for a train at a newsstand in a subway station in Pyongyang on June 19, 2019, ahead of a visit to the North Korean capital by Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 20. - Xi will be the first Chinese leader to visit Pyongyang in 14 years. AFP
In a photo taken on June 17, 2019 a man stands with a dog at a street-side food stall in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 swimmers make their way between water slides at the Munsu water park in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 a swimmer rides a water slide at the Munsu water park in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 swimmers rest beside a wave pool at the Munsu water park in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 people play pool in a leisure complex of the Munsu water park in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 people dance during a leisure dancing gathering in Moran hill park in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 a child poses with a mock assault rifle at the Moran hill park in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 15, 2019 pedestrians are sihoutted against steps leading from Kim Il Sung square to the banks of the Taedong river in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 a North Korean tour guide holding an umbrell a looks out from a viewing platform of the Juche tower overlooking the city skyline of Pyongyang. AFP


In a photo taken on June 15, 2019 children watch as a group of Korean visitors from Japan perform a gymnastic routine on banks of the Taedong river before the landmark Juche tower in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 a gild holds an ice cream as a woman takes a bite, next to a street-side food stall in Pyongyang. AFP
A public television screen shows an op-ed text by China's leader Xi Jinping published by North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper, in a public square in Pyongyang on June 19, 2019. AFP
Two women walk before North Korean and Chinese flags flying on a street in Pyongyang on June 19, 2019.
A commemorative stamp featuring North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (L) meeting with China's leader Xi Jinping is pictured at a shop in Pyongyang on June 18, 2019. - Xi Jinping will make the first trip to North Korea by a Chinese president in 14 years this week, state media said on June 18, as Beijing tightens relations with Pyongyang amid tensions with the United States. AFP
Two men sit holding North Korean and Chinese flags near Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang on June 20, 2019, as Chinese President Xi Jinping visits the country. - Xi Jinping started a historic visit in Pyongyang on June 20, to reboot a troubled alliance, as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un face their own challenges with US President Donald Trump. AFP
Tourists from Russia wearing traditional Korean dress smoke cigarettes as they stand beside a road in Pyongyang on June 19, 2019. AFP
A traffic warden conducts traffic during rainfall in Pyongyang on June 18, 2019. AFP
A commuter rides a tram in Pyongyang on June 19, 2019. AFP
A child looks through a window separating subway train carriages beneath the portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang on June 17, 2019. AFP
Commuters read a newspaper while waiting for a train at a newsstand in a subway station in Pyongyang on June 19, 2019, ahead of a visit to the North Korean capital by Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 20. - Xi will be the first Chinese leader to visit Pyongyang in 14 years. AFP
In a photo taken on June 17, 2019 a man stands with a dog at a street-side food stall in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 swimmers make their way between water slides at the Munsu water park in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 a swimmer rides a water slide at the Munsu water park in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 swimmers rest beside a wave pool at the Munsu water park in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 people play pool in a leisure complex of the Munsu water park in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 people dance during a leisure dancing gathering in Moran hill park in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 a child poses with a mock assault rifle at the Moran hill park in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 15, 2019 pedestrians are sihoutted against steps leading from Kim Il Sung square to the banks of the Taedong river in Pyongyang. AFP
In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 a North Korean tour guide holding an umbrell a looks out from a viewing platform of the Juche tower overlooking the city skyline of Pyongyang. AFP


Choi Won-suk wschoi@koreatimes.co.kr


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