South Korean protesters cut a banner showing a picture of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a rally. Photo: AFP

Japan vows to axe South Korea from smooth-trade list, as row deepens

  • Tokyo plans to remove Seoul from a white list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions
  • South Korea has warned that such a move is ‘against international norms’ and would undermine their decades-old economic and security cooperation and threaten free trade
Topic |   South Korea

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South Korean protesters cut a banner showing a picture of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a rally. Photo: AFP
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