Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi attended Tuesday’s inauguration ceremony of South Korea’s new president, Yoon Suk-yeol.
The decision to send the nation’s foreign minister, rather than its prime minister, was the right one because the choice seems to reflect the cautious optimism that Japan’s general public has held so far regarding South Korea.
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