Yang Jiechi (left), a special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agree on the need to maintain peace on the Korean peninsula. Photo: EPA

China and South Korea at odds over first step in nuclear crisis talks

Beijing wants to ensure it has a major role in reining in Pyongyang’s nuclear programme while Seoul prefers a process built around US talks with the two Koreas, the Post has learned

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis

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Yang Jiechi (left), a special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agree on the need to maintain peace on the Korean peninsula. Photo: EPA
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