Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un pictured in Vietnam shortly before talks collapsed. Photo: AP

Donald Trump’s trade war and souring relations with North Korea hamper China’s efforts to reach out to its neighbours

  • Efforts to improve relations with Japan and South Korea face additional hurdles while resolving the dispute with the US is the top priority
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Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un pictured in Vietnam shortly before talks collapsed. Photo: AP
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US President Donald Trump meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House on April 26. Photo: Xinhua

Donald Trump discusses North Korea with Japan’s Shinzo Abe after latest weapons tests raise doubts about denuclearisation talks

  • Japanese prime minister says US and Japan will ‘respond together’ to North Korea in the future
  • US State Department takes aim at North Korea’s human rights record, criticising government for ‘egregious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms’
Topic |   North Korea

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US President Donald Trump meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House on April 26. Photo: Xinhua
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