Lee Jae-myung, the presidential candidate of South Korea’s ruling Democratic Party. Photo: EPA
Lee Jae-myung, the presidential candidate of South Korea’s ruling Democratic Party. Photo: EPA
South Korea

South Korea doesn’t need to pick between US and China, says presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung

  • Ruling Democratic Party candidate Lee Jae-myung says he will seek US support for South Korea to have its own nuclear-powered submarines to counter North Korea
  • But Beijing remains an important partner to Seoul and its role in denuclearising Pyongyang ‘can’t be dismissed’

Topic |   South Korea
Lee Jae-myung, the presidential candidate of South Korea’s ruling Democratic Party. Photo: EPA
Lee Jae-myung, the presidential candidate of South Korea’s ruling Democratic Party. Photo: EPA
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