Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The two nations have long disputed each others’ claim to the waters that separate Japan from the Korean peninsula. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The two nations have long disputed each others’ claim to the waters that separate Japan from the Korean peninsula. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The two nations have long disputed each others’ claim to the waters that separate Japan from the Korean peninsula. Photo: Kyodo

UN maritime tribunal elects South Korean as president, triggering concerns in Japan over disputed sea

Both nations have been at loggerheads over the stretch of water that divides them for years

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The two nations have long disputed each others’ claim to the waters that separate Japan from the Korean peninsula. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The two nations have long disputed each others’ claim to the waters that separate Japan from the Korean peninsula. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The two nations have long disputed each others’ claim to the waters that separate Japan from the Korean peninsula. Photo: Kyodo
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