US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a press conference on China on May 29, 2020. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a press conference on China on May 29, 2020. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a press conference on China on May 29, 2020. Photo: AFP

South Korea accepts Trump’s G7 plan as it grapples with how to balance US, China

  • Moon accepted the invite during a phone call with Trump but escalating US-China tensions threaten to leave Seoul caught between its security ally and largest trading partner
  • US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared Seoul and Washington could be ‘good partners’ in pushing back against China’s military advances

Topic |   South Korea
US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a press conference on China on May 29, 2020. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a press conference on China on May 29, 2020. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a press conference on China on May 29, 2020. Photo: AFP
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