Cohn Asks Moon To Assist With China’S ‘Predatory Practices’

National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn asked South Korean President Moon Jae-in for help on working with China on Friday.
“At some point we’d be interested to hear how you’re dealing with the Chinese policies and how you could help us in dealing with Chinese policies,” Cohn said in candid comments on camera because the press was invited in to view the start of the meeting.
Last week, Moon said he would ask Chinese President Xi Jinping to lift its retaliatory measures against South Korean businesses.
South Korea is China’s largest source of imports, and the smaller country’s economy has come under significant pressure from Beijing for allowing the U.S. to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea.
The Treasury on Thursday sanctioned a Chinese shipping firm and two Chinese citizens tied to North Korea.

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