South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
Moon Jae-in

South Korean president risks rift with US by seeking closer ties with China, political rival warns

  • Moon Jae-in has been courting Xi Jinping for a possible state visit but the US remains the country’s most important security ally
  • The US has sought help to block Beijing’s push into disputed parts of the South China Sea and Moon’s party has been criticised for its silence

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
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