Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol when they met on the sidelines of last month’s G20 summit in Indonesia. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol when they met on the sidelines of last month’s G20 summit in Indonesia. Photo: Xinhua
South Korea

South Korea’s ‘key partner’ China barely gets a mention in Seoul’s new Indo-Pacific strategy

  • The 43-page document released on Wednesday, which Washington later praised, reserved just one paragraph for Seoul’s relations with China
  • But it did call for the resumption of a three-way summit with Japan and China last held in 2019, and plans to ‘gradually expand’ Quad cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol when they met on the sidelines of last month’s G20 summit in Indonesia. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol when they met on the sidelines of last month’s G20 summit in Indonesia. Photo: Xinhua
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