Relations between South Korea and Japan have deteriorated, and neither side appears willing to make concessions. Photo: Reuters

China, US seek to minimise fallout amid worsening South Korea-Japan trade feud

  • Seoul says it may reconsider move to end military intelligence pact with Tokyo if preferential trade status is reinstated – but Tokyo refuses
  • Beijing’s priority is protecting its economic interests, while Washington is focused on security, observers say
Topic |   US-China relations

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Relations between South Korea and Japan have deteriorated, and neither side appears willing to make concessions. Photo: Reuters
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