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Japan will “closely communicate” with the new South Korean government when its delegation visits the country this month, the top government spokesman said Monday, suggesting Tokyo’s readiness to improve bilateral ties, which have soured over wartime issues.

The delegation, to be sent by South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol of the People Power Party, will visit Japan April 24-28 for policy consultations with lawmakers, diplomats and business leaders before Yoon’s planned inauguration on May 10.

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