South Korean President Moon Jae-in (right) talks with his US counterpart Joe Biden over the phone. The two leaders agreed to upgrade the bilateral alliance. Photo: YNA/DPA South Korean President Moon Jae-in (right) talks with his US counterpart Joe Biden over the phone. The two leaders agreed to upgrade the bilateral alliance. Photo: YNA/DPA
South Korean President Moon Jae-in (right) talks with his US counterpart Joe Biden over the phone. The two leaders agreed to upgrade the bilateral alliance. Photo: YNA/DPA
Diplomacy

US ally and China partner: how South Korea navigates between two powers

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in (right) talks with his US counterpart Joe Biden over the phone. The two leaders agreed to upgrade the bilateral alliance. Photo: YNA/DPA South Korean President Moon Jae-in (right) talks with his US counterpart Joe Biden over the phone. The two leaders agreed to upgrade the bilateral alliance. Photo: YNA/DPA
South Korean President Moon Jae-in (right) talks with his US counterpart Joe Biden over the phone. The two leaders agreed to upgrade the bilateral alliance. Photo: YNA/DPA
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