South Korean telecommunications company Union News announced that President Moon Jae-in, who was invited to the G7 summit in the United Kingdom, will hold a brief summit meeting with Prime Minister Suga. The two governments had a tentative agreement, but the Japanese side reportedly canceled it unilaterally.
The Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it cannot be confirmed.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who was invited to the G7 summit held in the United Kingdom, met with Prime Minister Suga for the first time on the 12th and exchanged greetings the next day. It was time, but I am sorry that we did not reach the meeting. "
On the 14th, South Korean news agency Yonhap News Agency said, "The two governments have tentatively agreed to hold a brief summit meeting at the G7 summit, but Japan The side canceled unilaterally. "
The Union News said that the Japanese side cited regular training by the South Korean army scheduled to be held on the 15th in the waters around Takeshima, Shimane Prefecture.
The Japanese government has repeatedly protested the training conducted by the South Korean military twice a year, saying that "Takeshima is a territory peculiar to Japan in the light of historical facts and international law," and demanded that it be canceled.
The Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that it cannot confirm this report in an interview with NHK.