South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: YNA/dpa South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: YNA/dpa
South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: YNA/dpa
Japan

Japan-South Korea ties remain cold, five years after ‘comfort women’ agreement

  • US President-elect Joe Biden may play a role as mediator between the two as he eyes strengthening alliances to tackle global challenges such as China’s rise
  • But the neighbours’ differences over wartime labour compensation are deep, and they are unlikely to fundamentally resolve the issue, observers say

Topic |   Japan
South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: YNA/dpa South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: YNA/dpa
South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: YNA/dpa
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