In South Korea, Austin and Blinken continue US message of countering China’s ‘coercion and aggression’

//In South Korea, Austin and Blinken continue US message of countering China’s ‘coercion and aggression’

In South Korea, Austin and Blinken continue US message of countering China’s ‘coercion and aggression’

The United States has continued with its message of countering Beijing’s “coercion and aggression” as Secretary of State Antony Blinken and defence secretary Lloyd Austin held one-on-one meetings with their counterparts in Seoul, a day after similar sessions in Japan.But South Korea, which counts China as its biggest economic partner, kept the focus strictly on the importance of its alliance with the US in deterring nuclear-armed North Korea and seeking a revival of talks with Pyongyang that…

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