• Kyodo


Arrangements are underway for former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori to hold talks with South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday in Seoul in an effort to materialize a summit between the two countries amid strained bilateral relations, sources close to the matter in the two countries said Thursday.

A group of senior political and economic officials from the two countries is also expected to attend the meeting to lay the groundwork for realizing a summit meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Park, they said.

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