President Moon Jae-in has set an objective of elevating relations with Asean on par with South Korea’s four major partners – the United States, China, Russia and Japan. Photo: DPA President Moon Jae-in has set an objective of elevating relations with Asean on par with South Korea’s four major partners – the United States, China, Russia and Japan. Photo: DPA
President Moon Jae-in has set an objective of elevating relations with Asean on par with South Korea’s four major partners – the United States, China, Russia and Japan. Photo: DPA
Pou Sothirak
Opinion

Opinion

Pou Sothirak

South Korea’s Asean strategy needs sturdy pillars of understanding to succeed

  • Seoul’s New Southern Policy has helped expand ties to Southeast Asian nations, but the next iteration needs to more clearly identify the opportunities ahead
  • NSP 2.0 must also focus on efforts to build a more peaceful and secure East Asia while recognising growing Sino-American tensions in the region

President Moon Jae-in has set an objective of elevating relations with Asean on par with South Korea’s four major partners – the United States, China, Russia and Japan. Photo: DPA President Moon Jae-in has set an objective of elevating relations with Asean on par with South Korea’s four major partners – the United States, China, Russia and Japan. Photo: DPA
President Moon Jae-in has set an objective of elevating relations with Asean on par with South Korea’s four major partners – the United States, China, Russia and Japan. Photo: DPA
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