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South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and Japanese Ambassador Koro Bessho held talks Sunday during a cultural exchange event in Seoul as the two countries struggle to mend a strained relationship.

It was Yun’s first meeting with the Japanese ambassador since becoming foreign minister in February 2013, when the administration of President Park Geun-hye was launched. Their meeting Sunday lasted around 20 minutes.

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