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A united front on North Korea and trade, but sticking points remain

Papering over these cracks, (from left) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae In emphasised that they were in the driver's seat for a peaceful and prosperous East Asia.


THE leaders of Japan, China and South Korea may have put on a united front on North Korea and free trade at a trilateral summit on Wednesday morning, but by press time, they had still not issued a joint declaration of their meeting.

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