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South Korea plans to resume the annual finance minister talks with Japan in January after halting them over diplomatic tensions, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported Monday.

The talks were put on hold before Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun Hye took power. Tension has grown between Japan and South Korea over the Takeshima territorial dispute in the Sea of Japan and interpretations of history.

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