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Japan, ROK remain apart over requisitioned workers, import restrictions

  • April 24, 2019
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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Yomiuri and Nikkei reported on a meeting held in Tokyo on Tuesday between Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau Director-General Kanasugi and his ROK counterpart Kim Yong-kil to discuss the issues of compensation for former Korean requisitioned workers and South Korea’s restrictions on Japanese seafood imports. According to Yomiuri, the ROK official did not clearly respond to Japan’s requests to lift the import restrictions and to hold talks on the requisitioned workers based on the 1965 bilateral agreement.

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