Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) met his South Korean counterpart Yoon Suk-yeol in Bali last month. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) met his South Korean counterpart Yoon Suk-yeol in Bali last month. Photo: Xinhua

China-South Korea security disputes could stymie Xi Jinping’s visit to Seoul, analysts say

  • South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has extended invitation to Chinese leader, who last travelled to the country in 2014
  • Seoul’s deployment of THAAD anti-missile system and cosier ties with US are obstacles to Xi’s trip, according to observers

Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) met his South Korean counterpart Yoon Suk-yeol in Bali last month. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) met his South Korean counterpart Yoon Suk-yeol in Bali last month. Photo: Xinhua
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