Astana, Kazakhstan. South Korean President Moon Jae-in is to meet the leaders of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan over the next week. Photo: Bloomberg

South Korea’s Moon tries to leave US-China orbit, but lands back on Beijing’s belt and road

  • The South Korean president heads to Central Asia in bid to further energy deals and break free from a reliance on Washington and Beijing
  • But he will find it hard to escape the influence of China’s Belt and Road Initiative – and he’ll also need to navigate a roadblock: North Korea
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Astana, Kazakhstan. South Korean President Moon Jae-in is to meet the leaders of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan over the next week. Photo: Bloomberg
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