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President Moon calls on Japanese envoy to cooperate in containing new pneumonia

By Yosuke Onchi

 

SEOUL — South Korean President Moon Jae-in briefly met with Japanese Ambassador to South Korea Koji Tomita at the South Korea Presidential Blue House on Feb. 7. Moon expressed his willingness to frequently hold summit talks with Japan to resolve the concerns that remain between the two countries. He also told the Japanese envoy that he wants to share information and cooperate with Japan to combat the pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus that is spreading in both countries.

 

According to the presidential office, Moon told Tomita, “I understand that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to build a relationship with me that allows us to meet frequently, and I agree with him.”

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