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S. Korea FM meets Japanese PM

02-18-2011 08:40 BJT

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South Korean foreign minister, Kim Sung-hwan, has met with Japanese Prime Minister, Na-oto Kan, and discussed Japan's pledged return of South Korean cultural property it plundered during its colonial rule decades ago.

Kim Sung-hwan also met with Japanese Foreign Minister, Seiji Maehara, to discuss bilateral relations and issues related to the DPRK.

Local reports say the two also discussed defusing tension on the Korean peninsula and the DPRK's newly acknowledged uranium enrichment program. Both Seoul and Tokyo believe the nuclear program runs counter to Pyongyang's international obligations.

Seoul is seeking to refer the issue to the United Nations Security Council. South Korea's top diplomat also met with other key government figures and officials at Japan's ruling Democratic Party.

 

 

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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