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Japan nixes Izumo visit to ROK port

  • February 6, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, and Mainichi wrote that the Defense Ministry’s spokesperson Aoyagi told reporters on Tuesday that the ministry has notified the ROK government of its decision to cancel the MSDF destroyer Izumo’s planned call at the port of Busan in April. The papers speculated that Japan has decided to forgo the port call in view of its deteriorating relations with the ROK over the radar incident.

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