Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends a reception in Beijing on Wednesday marking 30 years of diplomatic ties between China and South Korea. Photo: Xinhua
Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends a reception in Beijing on Wednesday marking 30 years of diplomatic ties between China and South Korea. Photo: Xinhua

Xi Jinping calls on Yoon Suk-yeol to ‘eliminate disturbances’ as China, South Korea mark 30 years of ties

  • Congratulatory letters read out at receptions in Beijing and Seoul, with Xi hailing ‘good neighbours’ and Yoon expressing hope for face-to-face talks
  • Xi also called on South Korea to respect China’s core interests while Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged Seoul to oppose ‘decoupling and breaking links’

Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends a reception in Beijing on Wednesday marking 30 years of diplomatic ties between China and South Korea. Photo: Xinhua
Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends a reception in Beijing on Wednesday marking 30 years of diplomatic ties between China and South Korea. Photo: Xinhua
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