Healthy international relations cannot be established unless the lies surrounding the comfort women issue are recognized by the world, the group says.
Japan’s reluctance to take substantive countermeasures to stop these incursions seems only to encourage Seoul’s illegal maritime buildup.
A Japan Coast Guard official noted, “This behavior seems to contradict their professed desire for an improvement in Japan-South Korea ties.”
The decision stems from the new president’s pledge to reject authoritarian politics and create an environment for better communication with the public.
A better relationship between the US, South Korea and Japan is essential. That requires an end to senseless demands for compensation from a previous era.
South Korea funded a foundation to promote its anti-Japan historical perspective, and Japan should counter this with its own research institute.
Japan and South Korea urgently need dialogue on security and economic renewal post-COVID. This requires a clear focus on the future and an end to rancor...
A major policy shift is expected with Yoon Suk-yeol's declaration not to repeat the past mistake of dividing South Koreans between “pro-Japanese” and “anti-Japanese” camps.
Even before this incident, Kim had sparked controversy for his extreme anti-Japan views and excessive behavior.
In a rematch of the 2018 Winter Games semifinal, Eun Jung Kim sealed the victory with a draw in the ninth end.
The US Secretary of State met his Japanese and South Korean counterparts in Hawaii, urging “intense engagement” to build on common interests and heal past rifts.
Kenji Fujii, research advisor for the Takeshima issue in Shimane Prefecture, presents fresh research showing the US rejected South Korea’s request under the San Francisco Treaty.