Tuesday, November 14, 2017

China And South Korea Agree To Normalise Ties

President Moon Jae-in (left) and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for a photo ahead of their successful summit at the Crown Plaza Da Nang in Da Nang, Vietnam, on November 11. TRBusiness

Yonhap News Agency: Leaders of S. Korea, China note 'bright' future for Seoul-Beijing ties

MANILA, Nov. 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang reaffirmed their efforts Monday to quickly normalize the countries' ties soured by the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system in South Korea, while the Chinese premier noted a "bright" future for their bilateral relations.

"As they say one must sometimes take a step back to take nine steps forward, I believe we will be able to quickly develop the countries' strategic cooperative partnership in the very near future if we work to turn our past difficulties into a chance and pool our wisdom," the South Korean leader told Li in a bilateral meeting.

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WNU Editor: China's future is with South Korea .... not North Korea. On a side note .... both China and South Korea are freezing out Japan .... South Korea Leader to Visit China as Japan's Abe Left Waiting (Bloomberg)

More News On China And South Korea Agreeing To Normalize Ties

Xi-Moon agree to normalize ties at APEC meeting -- Asia Times
Moon, Xi Agree to Normalize Ties After THAAD Spat -- The Chosun Ilbo
Moon, Xi agree to 'normalize' ties 'in all areas' -- Korea JoongAng Daily
Korea and China to ‘normalise’ trade relations after THAAD -- TRBusiness
S.Korea, China agree to manage N.Korea issue peacefully, in stable manner -- Nasdaq
Chinese expert says that Moon-Xi summit symbolizes “a time of change” -- The Hankyoreh
China and South Korea: Examining the Resolution of the THAAD Impasse -- The Diplomat

1 comment:

fred lapides said...

I think this may turn out to be very important. Recall, China sided with N.K. in the Korean War. Still no peace treaty with N.K.