• Kyodo


Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida called on Thursday for joint efforts with South Korea to advance bilateral relations, including holding a summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Park Geun-hye.

In a meeting in Tokyo with Cho Tae-yong, South Korea’s first vice foreign minister, Kishida stressed the importance of “continuing and deepening communications . . . at high political levels,” the Foreign Ministry said.

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