China Applauds Dennis Rodman Trip to North Korea: ‘Surely a Positive Move’

Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman, right, is seen in a security queue at Beijing's International Airport's terminal 2 on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Beijing, China. North Korea is expecting another visit by former NBA bad boy Rodman on Tuesday in what would be his first to the country since President Donald Trump took office. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has welcomed basketball player Dennis Rodman's fifth visit to North Korea, responding that both his presence there and the release of American citizen Otto Warmbier on Tuesday were "surely a positive move."