South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook mark the 74th anniversary of Korea’s liberation from Japan. Photo: EPA

South Korea’s Moon tones down Japan criticism on anniversary of World War II surrender

  • Japan-South Korea relations are at their lowest over trade and territorial disputes and all eyes were on how both leaders would manage the politically-charged anniversary of the end of World War II
  • Japanese leader Shinzo Abe indicated he would not personally visit the controversial Yasukuni shrine
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook mark the 74th anniversary of Korea’s liberation from Japan. Photo: EPA
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