Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on June 6, "Korea is breaking the international treaty by unilaterally violating the Korea-Japan claim treaty."

Abe, who was on the 74th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing, attended the ceremony at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and said,

Prime Minister Abe has said that "(South Korea) is breaking international treaties," Kyodo News Agency said. "We would like the agreement to be kept first."

He also said, "We strongly demand that the Korean government take the appropriate measures." The Korean government repeated its claim that the Korean government should take countermeasures against the compensation award, which the Korean Supreme Court ordered the Japanese company 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 relationship between Korea and Japan in public after the revision of the export trade control law to remove the Republic of Korea from the object of the Japanese government '

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 in about four hours to criticize Abe and the Japanese government for provoking the economy.

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga Yoshihide rejected Moon's criticism on May 5, saying he was over-argued, but Abe did not openly respond.

Abe's remarks reminded the Japanese government of the fact that the ruling of the Supreme Court of Korea, which became the hallmark 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.

Abe, meanwhile, said at the ceremony, "Continuing efforts to realize a world without nuclear weapons as the only war-bombed country is our mission that does not change in the new era of war."

"Japan is going to lead the efforts of the international community (non-nuclear) as a bridge between nuclear-weapon states and non-nuclear states while maintaining the three non-nuclear principles for the realization of a nuclear weapons-free world," he said. "He added.

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