Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe argued that Korea is breaking the international treaty by unilaterally violating the Korea-Japan claim treaty.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, attending the ceremony of the victims at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and referring to the relationship between Korea and Japan at a press conference.

According to Kyodo News, Abe said Korea is breaking international treaties, saying that the Korean government should keep its claims agreement first.

The Supreme Court has repeatedly demanded that the Korean government take countermeasures against the compensation awarded by the Supreme Court, which ordered the Japanese companies to pay compensation.

Abe did not answer the question of whether he would talk to President Moon Jae-in at the UN Annual Meeting in New York in September.

It is the first time that Prime Minister Abe mentioned the Korea-Japan relationship in public after the revision of the export trade control rule that subtracted Korea from the object of the Japanese government's "white country"

Abe, who has been in office for the past two years,

The president, who is known for his decision, has held an emergency cabinet meeting within four hours to criticize Abe and the Japanese government for provoking the economy.

Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said he was "over-arguing" about Moon's criticism, but Abe did not openly respond.

Abe's remarks reiterated the Japanese government's position that the ruling of the Supreme Court of Korea, which became the main cause of the conflict between Korea and Japan, was contrary to the 1965 agreement between the two countries.

In addition, the claim that the issue should be resolved based on the claims agreement, and the attitude change of the Korean government is the first step to resolve the conflict between Korea and Japan.

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