South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol (right) and his Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, at the presidential office in Seoul on Monday. Photo: YNA/dpa
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol (right) and his Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, at the presidential office in Seoul on Monday. Photo: YNA/dpa
South Korea

South Korea, Vietnam open ‘new era in bilateral relations’ amid rising Sino-US rivalry

  • Seoul, Hanoi elevate 30-year ties to ‘comprehensive strategic partnership’, pledge to build supply chains of key minerals and electric power
  • Amid uncertainties over China, South Korea and Vietnam can take advantage of their complementary industrial structures to boost direct investment, analyst notes

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol (right) and his Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, at the presidential office in Seoul on Monday. Photo: YNA/dpa
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol (right) and his Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, at the presidential office in Seoul on Monday. Photo: YNA/dpa
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