Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong bump elbows ahead of their talks at the foreign ministry in Seoul on September 15. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong bump elbows ahead of their talks at the foreign ministry in Seoul on September 15. Photo: EPA-EFE
South Korea

China’s Wang Yi slams US move for South Korea to join ‘outdated’ Five Eyes alliance

  • Wang told his South Korean counterpart Chung Eui-yong that Seoul and Beijing are ‘partners that can’t part ways’, on his last stop of a four-nation Asian tour
  • South Korea has become increasingly important in the US-China competition for influence and Seoul sees Beijing as essential in the bid to denuclearise North Korea

Topic |   South Korea
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong bump elbows ahead of their talks at the foreign ministry in Seoul on September 15. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong bump elbows ahead of their talks at the foreign ministry in Seoul on September 15. Photo: EPA-EFE
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