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Japan's former PM to meet ROK president

10-06-2012 12:27 BJT

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Former Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso is continuing his efforts to talk to South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak in Seoul, with a meeting planned for Monday.

Taro Aso will become the first Japanese politician to meet with Lee Myung-Bak after the South Korean President set foot on the disputed island, called Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in South Korea. Japanese media says Taro Aso has an intimate relationship with Shinzo Abe, the leader of Japan’s opposition Liberal Democratic Party.

Japan’s Kyodo News says Aso’s meeting with Lee Myung-bak aims to mend the bilateral relations, which will pave the way for the LDP to win in the next general election.

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CCTV.com

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