FTA is important but it does not show the ties between the countries. It is military ties that counts.
According to the source, China will also reaffirm its support for inter-Korean reconciliation and ultimately a unified Korea. In return, South Korea will promise to support the “one-China” policy and oppose the independence of Taiwan, the source said. Experts in Chinese affairs say China is moving to consolidate its military and diplomatic relations with South Korea with signs of rapid improvements in U.S.-North Korea relations after a Feb. 13. six-nation agreement on the North’s nuclear program.
South Korea is getting back to where it belongs.
So what is the US's next move?