The Korean side for the resolution of the “recruitment” problem, etc. will respond wisely.
In connection with the fact that the leaders of Japan and South Korea exchanged a brief word in Thailand during the visit, the secretary-in-chief resolved at the press conference the problems related to “recruitment” that triggered the deterioration of the relationship. Toward this end, he continued to seek the wise response of the Korean side.
On April 4, Prime Minister Abe exchanged the words with President Kim Jae-in in South Korea for about 10 minutes, sitting for the first time in a year, and exchanging words. In addition to conveying Japan's position that the problem has been resolved based on the Japan-Korea Claims Agreement, he also pointed out the importance of Japan-Korea relationships.
Regarding this, Secretary of Secretary Jun said at a press conference after the cabinet meeting, “Prime Minister Abe had a natural conversation as he shook hands with the leaders of each country. I firmly communicated the principle position of Japan to the President. ”
Secretary of the Secretary General said that the Presidential Office of Korea has announced that President Mun has proposed to hold consultations at a higher level if necessary. We are aware that we have resolved to resolve the issue through discussions. "
On top of that, “We will refrain from commenting on future trends in Japan-Korea relations with prognosis, but the government will seek a sensible response from the Korean side based on its consistent position. Will not change. "