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The Foreign Ministry erased the description that South Korea shares “fundamental values” with Japan from this year’s diplomatic policy report to criticize its prosecution of a Sankei Shimbun journalist, according to a senior member of the Liberal Democratic Party.

Tatsuya Kato, former Seoul bureau chief for the Sankei Shimbun, is being tried on charges of defaming South Korean President Park Geun-hye and has been banned from leaving South Korea since last August.

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