South Korea’s navy participates in a military drill near the easternmost islets of Dokdo. File photo: AFP
Japan pulls out of US press meet over Korean police chief’s island visit
  • Japanese minister Takeo Mori skipped a three-way presser with his US and South Korean counterparts to protest General Kim Chang-yong’s trip to the disputed islets
  • One analyst suggested Seoul could have used Kim’s visit to drum up support for the ruling party’s presidential candidate
18 Nov 2021 - 8:07PM