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Japanese, ROK foreign ministers to hold talks in New York

  • September 25, 2019
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All national dailies reported on a MOFA announcement on Tuesday that Foreign Minister Motegi will hold bilateral talks with his South Korean counterpart Kang on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York on Thursday. The papers wrote that this will be their first meeting after Motegi assumed his current post, speculating that the two officials will discuss such issues as compensation for former Korean requisitioned workers, Japan’s tightened export controls on semiconductor-related products bound for South Korea, and Seoul’s decision to terminate the GSOMIA with Japan.

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