List of international trips made by Kim Jong-un
The following is a list of international trips made by Kim Jong-un during his tenure as Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission and Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea. He has made nine foreign trips to five countries since he took office as Supreme Leader of North Korea in 2011. His first international state visit was to China in March 2018.
The number of visits per country where he traveled are:
Summary of official tripsEdit
|1||March 25–28, 2018||China||Beijing||General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Xi Jinping|| Met with China's paramount leader Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, International Liaison Director Song Tao, Foreign Minister Wang Yi, and members of the Communist Party Politburo.First trip outside of North Korean territory since taking power in 2011. Xi Jinping is the first international leader to meet Kim Jong-un. Classified as an Official state visit.|
|2||April 27, 2018||South Korea||Peace House, Panmunjom, Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)||South Korean President Moon Jae-in||Moon Jae-in.Met with President|
|3||May 7–8, 2018||China||Dalian||General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Xi Jinping|| Second meeting with China's paramount leader Xi Jinping within the span of 40 days.Working visit.|
|4||June 10–12, 2018||Singapore||Central Area,
|Lee Hsien Loong. Met with US President Donald Trump.Held a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister|
|5||June 19–20, 2018||China||Beijing||General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Xi Jinping||paramount leader Xi Jinping.Third meeting with China's|
Chairman Kim with U.S. President Donald Trump at the start of the bilateral talks in the Singapore summit, June 12, 2018.
Potential future tripsEdit
|2019||South Korea||Seoul||South Korean President Moon Jae-in||September 2018 inter-Korean summit, Kim & Moon announced that Kim would visit Seoul by the end of the year. Following the summit's conclusion, it was reported from South Korea's Yonhap news agency that the visit would happen in December 2018. As of March 2019 there are no preparations.Official visit. During the|
|TBA||Mongolia||Ulaanbaatar||Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga||President Khaltmaagiin Battulga sent a letter to Kim Jong-un, congratulating him on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of formal Mongolia–North Korea relations. In the letter, he invited Kim to visit Ulaanbaatar.|
|TBA||United States||Washington, D.C.||United States President Donald Trump||President Trump has expressed interest in inviting Kim to the White House and both he and the Korean Central News Agency have claimed that Kim accepted an invitation. Trump has said that such a visit would happen “at the appropriate time, a little bit further down the road.”|
- List of international presidential trips made by Moon Jae-in
- 2017–18 North Korea crisis
- Kim–Xi meetings
- Kim–Putin meetings
- Inter-Korean summits
- April 2018 inter-Korean summit
- 2018 North Korea–United States Singapore Summit
- 2019 North Korea–United States Hanoi Summit
- 2019 Koreas–United States DMZ Summit
- North Korean leaders' trains
- Ilyushin Il-62 (Russian long-range narrow-body jet airliner)
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