• Kyodo


Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-hye have indirectly sent each other messages expressing hope for repairing strained bilateral relations this year, a Japanese lawmaker said Thursday.

A visiting South Korean parliamentary delegation, led by Suh Chung-won, conveyed the message from Park to Abe, lawmaker Fukushiro Nukaga told reporters after attending their meeting. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.

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