South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: AP
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: AP
Diplomacy

Japan-South Korea spat at G7 highlights Biden’s challenge in building united front against China

  • Biden has sought to mend strained relations between two allies that host US troops and are vital partners in the strategic stand-off with China
  • However, South Korea and Japan remain at odds over a range of issues, encompassing trade, territory and historical disputes

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: AP
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: AP
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