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South Korea will not oppose Japan’s deployment of Aegis destroyers to waters near the Yellow Sea, a South Korean newspaper reported Monday, citing a high-ranking official at the South Korean president’s office.

The official, cited by the Chosun Ilbo, said the South Korean government believes guaranteeing navigational freedom on the high seas near the Yellow Sea, known to Koreans as the West Sea, coincides with South Korea’s security interests.

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