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Foreign Minister Kono holds talks with new ROK envoy

  • November 15, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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Most papers wrote that Foreign Minister Kono met for the first time on Tuesday with South Korean Ambassador to Japan Lee Su-hoon, who assumed the post late last month. They reportedly agreed to convene a trilateral summit with China in Japan either next month or in January. They also agreed to make arrangements for Prime Minister Abe to visit South Korea on the sidelines of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in February. According to MOFA, Kono expressed hope for closer coordination in order to build a future-oriented bilateral relationship. 

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