Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National Peoples Congress of China, left, shakes hands with South Korea National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-pyo. Photo: Bloomberg
Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National Peoples Congress of China, left, shakes hands with South Korea National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-pyo. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s top legislator urges cooperation with South Korea on supply chains

  • Li Zhanshu met counterpart Kim Jin-pyo who is seeking to maintain economic ties with Beijing while strengthening his country’s relationship with the US
  • Beijing has been critical of South Korea hosting a US anti-missile battery, and Seoul faces pressure from Washington to speak up on issues such as Taiwan

Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National Peoples Congress of China, left, shakes hands with South Korea National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-pyo. Photo: Bloomberg
Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National Peoples Congress of China, left, shakes hands with South Korea National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-pyo. Photo: Bloomberg
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