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South Korea is expected to discuss with Japan later this month the proposed UNESCO World Heritage listing of some Japanese industrial sites that Seoul opposes, considering them a legacy of Tokyo’s wartime practice of conscripting Koreans for forced labor, a media report said Tuesday.

“The bilateral talks are expected to take place in Tokyo late this month,” Yonhap News Agency quoted a government source as saying. Details such as the date and participants of the planned talks remain unknown.

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