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Biden to push South Korea to take tough line on China at summit

Moon wary of language that would anger Beijing as he meets Biden in Washington

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Financial Times) -- The U.S. is trying to convince Moon Jae-in to agree to a strong statement of concern about China when the South Korean president becomes the second world leader to meet Joe Biden in Washington on Friday.

The White House wants Moon to back robust language in a joint statement issued during the summit, as part of its strategy to work with allies to counter China, according to five people familiar with the situation.

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