Chinese and South Korean navy personnel during preparations for the 70th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) in 2019. Photo: Reuters Chinese and South Korean navy personnel during preparations for the 70th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) in 2019. Photo: Reuters
Chinese and South Korean navy personnel during preparations for the 70th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) in 2019. Photo: Reuters
South Korea

Seoul’s budding military ties with Beijing hit a snag as it tries to stay on Washington’s good side

  • South Korea needs the US as it looks to resume diplomatic ties with North Korea, meaning defence cooperation with China could be an issue, analysts say
  • Similarly, while trilateral security ties between Washington, Seoul and Tokyo were emphasised by a US delegation last week, lingering tensions with Japan remain

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Chinese and South Korean navy personnel during preparations for the 70th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) in 2019. Photo: Reuters Chinese and South Korean navy personnel during preparations for the 70th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) in 2019. Photo: Reuters
Chinese and South Korean navy personnel during preparations for the 70th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) in 2019. Photo: Reuters
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