China’s top diplomat Wang Yi slams US move for South Korea to join ‘outdated’ Five Eyes alliance

Published Sep 15 2021 at 5:45 AM GMT
  • Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday lashed out at the idea of expanding the US-led Five Eyes intelligence alliance to include South Korea, berating it as an “outdated” by-product of the Cold War era.
  • Wang made the remarks after his talks with South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong in Seoul, and as a draft US House bill calls on President Joe Biden’s administration to consider expanding the alliance that comprises the United States, Australia, Britain, Canada and New Zealand.



  • Published Sep 15, 2021 5:45 AM GMT