A woman walks past an advertisement featuring Japanese and South Korean flags at a shop in Shin Okubo area in Tokyo. Relations between Japan and South Korea are at their lowest point in years. Photo: AP A woman walks past an advertisement featuring Japanese and South Korean flags at a shop in Shin Okubo area in Tokyo. Relations between Japan and South Korea are at their lowest point in years. Photo: AP
A woman walks past an advertisement featuring Japanese and South Korean flags at a shop in Shin Okubo area in Tokyo. Relations between Japan and South Korea are at their lowest point in years. Photo: AP

Japanese, South Korean lawmakers agree to break stalemate and repair bilateral ties

  • A non-partisan group of Japanese politicians met with South Korean parliamentarians in Tokyo to work towards easing tensions
  • Disputes over wartime compensation and trade have resulted in relations between the two countries sinking to their lowest point in years

Topic |   Japan
A woman walks past an advertisement featuring Japanese and South Korean flags at a shop in Shin Okubo area in Tokyo. Relations between Japan and South Korea are at their lowest point in years. Photo: AP A woman walks past an advertisement featuring Japanese and South Korean flags at a shop in Shin Okubo area in Tokyo. Relations between Japan and South Korea are at their lowest point in years. Photo: AP
A woman walks past an advertisement featuring Japanese and South Korean flags at a shop in Shin Okubo area in Tokyo. Relations between Japan and South Korea are at their lowest point in years. Photo: AP
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