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Crossover: No big change in Japan-S. Korea relations

10-08-2012 17:58 BJT

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Former Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso is set to meet South Korea President Lee Myung-bak. Japanese officials say Aso has brought a message from Japanese Prime Minister Yohihiko Noda.  Full story >>

For more on Taro Aso’s visit to S. Korea, we’re joined on the line with our correspondent U Jean Jung in Seoul.

Q1: Good afternoon U-Jean. Could Lee Myung-bak’s meeting with Taro Aso be a turning point for Japan-South Korea relations which have been rocky of late?

Q2: Lee Myung-bak said in a written statement Monday that Japan should move their relations forward "with the courage and wisdom to look squarely at history". What message is he trying to send to Japan?


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