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N. Korean FM en route to Sweden in preparations for Trump-Kim summit – China

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho is on his way to Sweden via Beijing, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. The visit comes amid preparations for a planned meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Reuters reports. China’s ministry spokesman Lu Kang made the comments at a briefing in Beijing. Trump and Kim have committed to meeting at a time and place to be determined before the end of May to discuss North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs.