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Kim Jong Un

South Korea's Park eyes summit with China, Japan after Kim showdown

SEOUL, South Korea Having defused a military standoff with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, South Korean President Park Geun Hye is looking to improve ties with her other North Asian neighbors. Park travels to Beijing next week, where she will seek President Xi Jinping's support for a trilateral summit soon with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. In recent months, Park and Xi have signaled a willingness to move beyond acrimony over Japan's wartime past to permit the first such meeting in three years. "We want to promote and resume and restore the momentum for the trilateral cooperation Korea, China and Japan and we hope that President Park's visit to China will help...