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Chinese diplomat visits South Korea to reset ties

Wang Yi's trip suggests Beijing is putting aside Seoul's 2015 radar deployment

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. left, is making his first trip to Seoul in four years to meet his counterpart Kang Kyung-wha.   © Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) -- South Korea said it would seek China's help to denuclearise the Korean peninsula as one of Beijing's most senior diplomats arrived in Seoul on Wednesday to repair ties that soured over the deployment of U.S. anti-missile systems in 2017.

Making his first visit to the South Korean capital in more than four years China's State Councillor Wang Yi, who also serves as foreign minister, met South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and was set to meet with President Moon Jae-in on Thursday.

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