South Korea’s Yoon, Canada’s Trudeau agree to boost cooperation on critical minerals


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South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agreed on Wednesday to enhance co-operation on critical minerals and continue joint efforts to fend off North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats. Trudeau arrived in Seoul on Tuesday in the first visit in nine years by a Canadian leader as the two countries explore ways to expand security ties, while navigating a rivalry between the United States and China. After a summit, the leaders signed a memorandum of understanding on critical mineral supply chains, the clean energy transition and energy security, which they said would help position the...