South Korean President Moon Jae-in (right) walks past Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the G20 summit in Osaka in June. The last trilateral summit with China was held in Tokyo in May last year. Photo: Bloomberg

China, Japan and South Korea ‘likely to hold summit in December’, despite trade rift

  • Arrangements are being made to hold annual meeting in Beijing, Japanese news agency reports, citing diplomatic sources
  • It comes amid an escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in (right) walks past Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the G20 summit in Osaka in June. The last trilateral summit with China was held in Tokyo in May last year. Photo: Bloomberg
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Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho reports on China's diplomacy for the Post. He also covers East Asian security and defence stories. Before joining the Post he was with the South Korean Air Force and News1 Korea. He has a bachelor's degree in media and communications and Chinese studies from Sydney University and a master's of international studies in Chinese area studies from Seoul National University.