China’s Xi says willing to put South Korea ties back on track

May 19, 2017 By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping told a visiting South Korean envoy on Friday that he was willing to put relations with Seoul back on a normal track after ties were soured by the United States placing an advanced anti-missile system in South Korea. Xi told Lee Hae-chan, representing new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, that his visit showed the importance Moon attached to relations with Beijing. “China, too, pays great attention to the bilateral ties,” Xi said in comments in front of…

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