Lee Jae-myung, the presidential candidate of the ruling Democratic Party. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
Lee Jae-myung, the presidential candidate of the ruling Democratic Party. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
South Korea

‘Dangerous’ for South Korea to add Japan to defence alliance with US, presidential hopeful says

  • Lee Jae-myung from the ruling party says Seoul cannot trust Tokyo as long as it continues to raise issues over historical wrongs and a disputed territory
  • He also says he is opposed to any additional deployment of the THAAD missile system, viewed by China as a direct security threat

Topic |   South Korea
Lee Jae-myung, the presidential candidate of the ruling Democratic Party. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
Lee Jae-myung, the presidential candidate of the ruling Democratic Party. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
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