China Insider

China Insider | North Korea and Russia, China’s Missing Defense Minister, and a US Meeting with Wang Yi in Malta

Senior Fellow and Director, China Center
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Shane Leary joins Miles Yu to discuss the implications of Kim Jong Un’s recent meeting with Vladimir Putin and the budding strategic partnership between North Korea and Russia. They then turn to the missing Chinese Defense Minister Li Shangfu, before turning to Miles’ reflections on Jake Sullivan’s meeting with Wang Yi in Malta and what this means for the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in San Francisco, where Joe Biden and Xi Jinping are expected to meet for the first time since last November.

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