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Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will likely meet next week with a delegation dispatched to Japan by South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol, sources with knowledge of the plan said Friday.

The meeting, expected to take place as early as Monday, would give Kishida an opportunity to hear how the administration of Yoon, who is calling for a “future-oriented” approach, would seek to improve bilateral ties strained over issues related to wartime history.

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