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Japan, South Korea Hold High-level Talks Amid Strained Ties

South Korea and Japan held vice ministerial-level talks Wednesday in Seoul to discuss improving strained relations. The meeting between Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki and his South Korean counterpart Cho Tae-yong is the countries' highest-level diplomatic interaction in months. Relations between the two Asian powers have plummeted over what Seoul considers Tokyo's unapologetic stance toward Japan's imperialist past. Ties have also suffered over a territorial...

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