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Japan cancels MSDF port call in South Korea amid chilly ties

National Feb 5, 2019

Japan cancels MSDF port call in South Korea amid chilly ties

The Defense Ministry said Tuesday it decided to cancel a port call by a helicopter carrier in South Korea this spring as relations between the two countries have been strained over alleged provocative acts by each of their militaries. Several Maritime Self-Defense Force ships including ...

National Jan 15, 2019

South Korea and Japan remain at odds over radar lock-on row

The defense authorities of South Korea and Japan remained at odds on Monday over an alleged radar lock-on incident involving a Japanese patrol plane and a South Korean warship that has chilled already frosty ties between the two countries. Both sides said after the working-level ...