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SOUTH KOREA JAPAN RELATIONS

(From left) Takehiro Funakoshi, Chung Byung-won and Nong Rong, senior diplomats from Japan, South Korea and China, respectively, before their meeting in Seoul on Tuesday.
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 26, 2023
Japan, China and South Korea hold talks to realize trilateral summit
The meeting aims in part to set the stage for the resumption of three-way summits among the countries' leaders, which were last held in 2019.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping waves during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Asian Games at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium in Hangzhou, China, on Saturday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Sep 24, 2023
Xi welcomes summit with Japan and South Korea at proper time
Xi Jinping said over the weekend that Beijing welcomes holding the countries' first trilateral summit in about four years.
South Korean Ambassador to Japan Yun Duk-min speaks during an interview in Tokyo on Wednesday.
JAPAN
Sep 22, 2023
South Korea seeks revived China-Japan summit to shore up ties
Senior officials from the three Asian nations are set to meet in Seoul on Sept. 26.
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol speaks at a news conference during the trilateral summit at Camp David, Maryland, on Aug. 18.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Sep 13, 2023
South Korea’s political bifurcation will stifle any trilateral agreement
The South Korean left, which is currently out of power, has a foreign policy agenda that is incompatible with the Camp David Principles.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol meet in New Delhi on Sunday.
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 11, 2023
Kishida and Yoon agree to keep working on Japan-South Korea ties
The Kishida, Yoon summit took place amid expectations that diplomats from Japan, South Korea and China plan to hold talks in Seoul, possibly on Sept. 25.
Then-Chinese Premier Li Keqiang waves as he leaves a joint news conference with then-Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and then-South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the last trilateral leaders' meeting between China, South Korea and Japan, in Chengdu, China, in December 2019.
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 9, 2023
Japan, China and South Korea diplomats may meet this month
The planned working-level talks could set the stage for the resumption of annual three-way leader summits, which have been suspended since 2019.
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol (left), U.S. President Joe Biden (center) and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida hold a joint news conference following a trilateral summit at Camp David near Thurmont, Maryland, on Aug. 18.
BUSINESS
Sep 4, 2023
South Korea kicks off historic 'samurai bond' sale in Japan
The historic debt offering comes as part of broad-based improvement in ties between Seoul and Tokyo.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (center) arrives for a trilateral summit at Camp David, Maryland, on Aug. 18.
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 3, 2023
Deterrence is not enough in Northeast Asia
Forging closer ties with Japan is crucial for Yoon to achieve his foreign-policy goal of making South Korea a pivotal global player.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, U.S. President Joe Biden and South Korean leader Yoon Suk-yeol hold a news conference during the trilateral summit at Camp David, Maryland, on Aug. 18.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Aug 30, 2023
Camp David success depends on convincing the public
The Camp David statement is an important declaration of shared purpose and principles, and sets a path forward for substantive cooperation.
Protesters in Hong Kong stand near a cardboard sign featuring Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday during a demonstration after Tokyo began releasing treated radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant into the sea.
JAPAN
Aug 26, 2023
Japan tells citizens in China to lie low after Fukushima release
Japan has told its citizens living in China to keep a low profile, including talking quietly in public, after Beijing blasted Tokyo for releasing treated radioactive water from a wrecked nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean.
People protest in Hong Kong on Tuesday after Japan announced that it would release treated water from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant into the sea.
JAPAN
Aug 23, 2023
Treated water release from Fukushima sparks mixed reactions in Asia
After reaching an agreement with the IAEA on information-sharing about the operation, Seoul announced that it would not stand in the way of the plan.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, U.S. President Joe Biden and South Korean leader Yoon Suk-yeol attend a news conference during a trilateral summit at Camp David, Maryland, on Friday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Aug 22, 2023
U.S. pushes back against Chinese trilateral summit criticism
China said it had protested the summit to the three countries, claiming they had “smeared and attacked" China on Taiwan and maritime issues.
U.S. President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean leader Yoon Suk-yeol shake hands during a trilateral summit at Camp David, Maryland, on Friday.
JAPAN / Politics / ANALYSIS
Aug 20, 2023
Japan, South Korea and U.S. hail ties, but staying power questioned
While the three nations agreed to bolster ties in an array of areas, inevitable political change could prove to be a stumbling block for trilateral ties.
U.S. President Joe Biden walks with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean leader Yoon Suk-yeol as the three arrive for a joint news conference during a trilateral summit at Camp David, near Thurmont, Maryland, on Friday.
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 19, 2023
Japan, South Korea and U.S. inaugurate a 'new era' of cooperation
The three countries' leaders also announced a plan to create a hotline for coordinating responses to regional challenges and threats.
U.S. President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean leader Yoon Suk-yeol meet during the Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima in May.
EDITORIALS
Aug 18, 2023
A trilateral summit to reshape Northeast Asia
The summit follows years of hard work to overcome bitter historical legacies, most stemming from Japan’s colonization of the Korean Peninsula.
Protesters shout slogans and raise banners reading "Don't throw polluted water into the sea! Keep your promises" during a rally against Japan's plan to discharge treated radioactive water from the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima plant into the ocean, in front of the Prime Minister's Office in Tokyo on Friday.
JAPAN / Politics / ANALYSIS
Aug 18, 2023
Fukushima water release poses test for Japan-South Korea unity
The dumping of radioactive water may happen days after a summit in which the U.S. wants Japan and South Korea to lock in friendly ties.
U.S. President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean leader Yoon Suk-yeol attend a photo op on the day of trilateral engagement during the Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima in May.
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 17, 2023
U.S., Japan and South Korea to announce new hotline at summit
The three countries' leaders will to agree on a “very ambitious set of initiatives that seek to lock in trilateral engagement,” a top U.S. official said.
U.S. President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean leader Yoon Suk-yeol attend a photo op on the day of trilateral engagement during the Group of Seven summit at the Grand Prince Hotel in Hiroshima on May 21.
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Aug 16, 2023
Biden, Kishida and Yoon look to ‘institutionalize’ trilateral ties
The leaders will agree to hold three-way summits at least once a year, in addition to conducting more joint drills and boosting intelligence-sharing.
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol delivers a speech during a ceremony marking the 78th anniversary of the end of Japanese colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula in Seoul on Tuesday.
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 15, 2023
South Korea’s Yoon calls Japan a partner ahead of summit with U.S.
Yoon said he sees a summit this week with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and U.S. President Joe Biden as setting a new milestone of cooperation.
The South Korean Embassy in Tokyo's Minato Ward
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 14, 2023
South Korean embassy in Tokyo reports bomb threat
The embassy is investigating the possibility of the threat being a hoax, but it has also asked Japanese police to provide stepped up security.

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