South Korean protesters hold signs reading "No Abe" during a candlelight rally denouncing Japan for its recent trade restrictions against Seoul on Thursday, August 1. Photo: AFP

South Korea’s Moon Jae-in warns Japan of retaliation for trusted export list removal

  • Tokyo said it did not intend for the move to affect relations with Seoul. But the South Korean president said his government would hold Japan responsible for what happens next
  • Moon Jae-in pledged that the ‘reckless’ economic measures would not cripple the country’s economy, in remarks that were televised live
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South Korean protesters hold signs reading "No Abe" during a candlelight rally denouncing Japan for its recent trade restrictions against Seoul on Thursday, August 1. Photo: AFP
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