Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and his South Korean counterpart Lee Nak-yon in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: Kyodo

Japan and South Korea agree to mend ties after leaders’ first talks in more than a year

  • Both sides issued statements expressing a desire to repair ties after a roughly 20-minute meeting between prime ministers Shinzo Abe and Lee Nak-yon
  • The countries’ escalating feud, sparked last year over historical disputes, has since spilled over into trade and security issues
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and his South Korean counterpart Lee Nak-yon in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: Kyodo
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