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Whether a meeting between Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will be held is in focus ahead of the in-person summit of the Group of Seven major industrial countries in Britain.

But the Japanese side is cautious about arranging a Suga-Moon summit, with less than a year to go before the end of the South Korean leader's term of office and Seoul unlikely to act positively to resolve wartime labor and other pending issues between the two East Asian nations, informed sources said.

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