A South Korean soldier walks past a television screen showing pictures of US President Donald Trump (left) and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at a railway station in Seoul on March 9. Trump agreed on March 8 to a historic first meeting with Kim. Photo: AFP  

Is China happy about the US-North Korea summit? It has no reason not to be

Lu Canfeng says China is glad that Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are ready to talk and, far from being sidelined, it can play a vital role in the difficult peace process

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A South Korean soldier walks past a television screen showing pictures of US President Donald Trump (left) and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at a railway station in Seoul on March 9. Trump agreed on March 8 to a historic first meeting with Kim. Photo: AFP  
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