Yang Jiechi (left) meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in (right) in Seoul on Friday during his two-day visit. Photo: EPA-EFE

How a trip to Seoul by special envoy Yang Jiechi shows party’s diplomatic ambitions

Yang Jiechi went to South Korea in a government capacity but also as a Politburo member, as the Communist Party seeks to expand its influence

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Yang Jiechi (left) meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in (right) in Seoul on Friday during his two-day visit. Photo: EPA-EFE
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