Power Play

China signals its red lines ahead of leadership change in South Korea

How President-elect Yoon responds to Chinese warnings and how much support he gets from the US will be closely watched.

Mr Yoon Suk-yeol speaking at the National Assembly in Seoul after he won the presidential election, on March 10, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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The Chinese dragon is watching the incoming president Yoon Suk-yeol's every move, ready to swoop in and spit fire if he crosses the red line.

Set to take office on May 10, Mr Yoon is openly pro-Washington.

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