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South Korean former Second Vice Foreign Minister Kim Sung Han, a campaign staff member for the main opposition party’s presidential nominee Yoon Suk Yeol, has stressed that the country and Japan should resume so-called shuttle diplomacy, with each nation’s leader making reciprocal visits to the other nation.

Kim, a foreign affairs advisor to Yoon, the conservative People Power Party’s candidate for the March 9 presidential election, said in a recent interview, “Making use of the geographical benefits, leaders of the two countries could meet once every month or two to recover trust” amid soured relations over wartime compensation.

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