A police officer stands guard near Japanese and South Korean national flags during a 2015 reception to mark the normalising of ties between the two countries. Photo: Reuters
A police officer stands guard near Japanese and South Korean national flags during a 2015 reception to mark the normalising of ties between the two countries. Photo: Reuters
G7

Japan pushes back against Trump’s plan to include South Korea in G7

  • Tokyo has reportedly told Washington its dissent over Seoul stems from differences in policy on China and North Korea
  • Japan and South Korea have been at odds over wartime issues stemming from Tokyo’s colonial rule between 1910 and 1945

A police officer stands guard near Japanese and South Korean national flags during a 2015 reception to mark the normalising of ties between the two countries. Photo: Reuters
A police officer stands guard near Japanese and South Korean national flags during a 2015 reception to mark the normalising of ties between the two countries. Photo: Reuters
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