Jang Ha-sung, South Korean ambassador to China. Photo: Reuters

What does South Korea think of China’s belt and road? It’s complicated

  • Seoul’s new ambassador to Beijing was quoted saying his country hoped to ‘actively participate’ in vast infrastructure initiative, prompting denial from foreign ministry
  • Mixed messages reflect South Korea’s delicate balancing act as it weighs strategic and security objectives shaped by relationships with US and China
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Jang Ha-sung, South Korean ambassador to China. Photo: Reuters
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