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:Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga meets with South Korean senior officials for the first time since taking office

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga meets with South Korean senior officials for the first time since taking office

Original Title: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga meets with South Korean senior officials for the first time since taking office

  Tokyo, November 10 (Reporter Jiang Qiaomei) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga met with visiting Dean Park Ji-won of the National Intelligence Service of Korea at the Prime Minister’s residence on the 10th.Ask the South Korean side to create opportunities for improving Japan-South Korea relations.This is the first time Yoshihide Suga has met with senior officials of the South Korean government since taking office as prime minister.

  According to Japanese media reports,Yoshihide Suga expressed his gratitude to Park Ji-won for visiting Japan during the new crown epidemic.He emphasized,Cooperation between Japan and South Korea and Japan, the United States and South Korea is essential,The South Korean side is required to create an opportunity for the restoration of sound relations between the two countries.

  Park Ji-won told reporters after the meeting,He conveyed the wish of South Korean President Moon Jae-in to normalize relations between South Korea and Japan.Park Ji-won believes,As long as the leaders of the two countries continue to talk,South Korea-Japan relations will develop for the better.

  9th,Park Ji-won held talks with Shigeru Kitamura, director of the National Security Agency of Japan.

  Japan-South Korea relations deteriorated during the administration of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.The Supreme Court of South Korea twice ruled from October to November 2018 that Japanese companies should pay compensation to South Korean workers who were forcibly recruited during World War II.Last July,Japan announced that it will strengthen inspection and control over three types of raw materials for the semiconductor industry exported to South Korea.The South Korean side subsequently took a number of measures to respond to Japan’s “economic retaliation”,This includes resorting to the World Trade Organization.

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