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China's Xi says wants to appropriately handle disputes with South Korea
May 10, 2017 / 2:29 AM / 5 months ago

China's Xi says wants to appropriately handle disputes with South Korea

FILE PHOTO: China's President Xi Jinping attends the signing ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland April 5, 2017. Lehtikuva/Vesa Moilanen/via REUTERS

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is willing to appropriately handle disputes with South Korea on the basis of mutual understanding and trust, Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a congratulatory message to new South Korean president Moon Jae-in.

Xi said he had always greatly valued South Korea and relations between the two countries, the official Xinhua news agency said in a report about the message.

The report made no direct mention of North Korea or an anti-missile system the United States has deployed in South Korea that China has vigorously opposed, saying it is a threat to Chinese security.

Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Michael Perry

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