Japan-Korea Expert Propose Proactive Response to Korea with “Recruitment Issues” August 16 21:54
As the relationship between Japan and South Korea deteriorated, experts from both countries suggested that South Korea actively respond to “recruitment” during the Pacific War at a lecture held in Seoul on the 16th.
This lecture was held in Seoul on a regular basis so that experts in Japan and Korea could exchange opinions on the relationship between the two countries. On the 16th, about 40 people including university professors from both Japan and Korea participated. .
Among them, Professor Junya Nishino of Keio University said that the deterioration of Japan-Korea relations was caused by various factors, such as the comfort women issue and the problem of radar irradiation to the Self-Defense Force aircraft by the Korean army. Pointed out.
On top of that, Prof. Nishino said, “There is only a diplomatic means to solve it, the Korean government has to make a starting point for a solution, and both countries can start discussions.”
Prof. Lee Won-deok of Kunmin University, Korea, criticized Japan's response to the strengthening of Japan's export control, deciding it was a Japanese retaliatory measure against the issue of “recruitment”.
On the other hand, Professor Lee said, “If the problem is left unattended, the relationship between Japan and Korea will be extremely worsened and prolonged, so it should be avoided.” We discussed and recommended to respond positively.