Aug 3, 2015

Park holds meeting with DPJ head Okada in S. Korea

South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who refuses to hold a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, met Monday with visiting opposition leader Katsuya Okada. Okada, head of the Democratic Party of Japan, has said he wants to supplement the government’s efforts in diplomacy with ...

Foreign ministers of Japan, South Korea hold talks

Aug 9, 2014

Foreign ministers of Japan, South Korea hold talks

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida held talks Saturday with South Korean counterpart Yun Byung-se in Myanmar’s capital, with greatest interest focused on whether the meeting will pave the way for a summit between the leaders of the two countries. The meeting was the first between ...

South's foreign minister tells Abe to square up to past

Mar 17, 2013

South's foreign minister tells Abe to square up to past

New South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung Se has urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to “correctly” face up to historical issues stemming from Japan’s colonization of the Korean Peninsula. “I would like the leader of the Japanese government to grasp historical matters correctly and ...