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Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader, makes historic trip to China

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Journey’s end Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju arrive by train in Beijing

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No pictures: A Chinese soldier defends the North Korean embassy from photographers

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Homeward bound The North Korean couple bid farewell after a meeting with Xi Jinping, China’s president

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Helping hand Mr Kim and Mr Xi strike a pose for the cameras before their talks

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Power couples Mr Kim with Ms Ri, left, with Mr Xi and Peng Liyuan, his wife

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Tea time The North Korean couple join their Chinese hosts for a break at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse

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Honoured guests: China rolls out the red carpet for the North Korean dictator and his wife

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Toast with the host Mr Kim and Mr Xi raise their glasses at the Great Hall of the People

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First class A glimpse inside the armoured luxury train favoured by North Korean dictators

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