The Heat: Trilateral Summit

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After more than a four-year hiatus, China, South Korea and Japan have resumed their trilateral meetings. They made progress towards a trilateral free-trade agreement in two days of talks in Seoul. China’s premier Li Qiang urged Japan and South Korea to reject protectionism and uphold the values of economic globalization.

Joining the discussion: 

  • Victor Gao is a chair professor at Soochow University.
  • Einar Tangen is a Senior Fellow at the Taihe Institute and Chairman of Asia Narratives. 
  • Jenny Town is a Senior Fellow at the Stimson Center.
  • Sourabh Gupta is Senior Asia-Pacific International Relations Policy Specialist at the Institute for China-America Studies.