US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong in Seoul. Photo: EPA US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong in Seoul. Photo: EPA
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong in Seoul. Photo: EPA
North Korea

Blinken asks China to pressure North Korea into abandoning nuclear programme

  • US Secretary of State, on trip to Seoul, says China’s economic ties with Pyongyang give it ‘tremendous influence’ and a ‘shared interest’ in ending nuclear programme
  • Hours earlier, North Korean official Choe Son-hui had blasted the Biden administration’s attempts to contact Pyongyang as a ‘cheap trick’

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong in Seoul. Photo: EPA US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong in Seoul. Photo: EPA
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong in Seoul. Photo: EPA
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