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Beijing edging back from North Korea pressure campaign

Last November, coinciding with US President Donald Trump’s state visit to Beijing, China’s flagship airline indefinitely suspended flights to North Korea. The decision by Air China, citing poor demand, came amid moves by China in cooperation with the United States as part of a “maximum pressure” campaign against its neighbor and ostensible ally. The airline […]

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