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Nearly nine out of 10 Japanese think relations with South Korea are in a bad place, according to a government survey, reflecting perceptions about the ongoing feud between the countries over wartime history and trade.

In the Cabinet Office survey released Friday, 87.9 percent of respondents said bilateral ties are “not good” or “not so good,” the highest level since the question was added in 1986. The figure was up 22.2 percentage points from a year earlier.

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