Before the inauguration of the next president of South Korea will be held next week, the government has announced that Foreign Minister Hayashi will attend as a special envoy of Prime Minister Kishida.

Based on Japan's consistent position, Minister Hayashi expressed his intention to communicate closely with the new government in order to improve Japan-South Korea relations.

Before the inauguration ceremony of South Korean President-elect Yoon Seok-yeol will be held on the 10th of this month, the government officially decided to dispatch Foreign Minister Hayashi as a special envoy of Prime Minister Kishida in a rotating cabinet meeting. ,Announced.

Minister Hayashi will visit South Korea on the 9th and 10th of this month to attend the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Yun, and is coordinating to meet with key figures of the new administration, including Mr. Yun.

Minister Hayashi told reporters at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, "Collaboration between Japan and South Korea and Japan, the United States and South Korea is indispensable for regional stability, including the response to North Korea. We are in a very difficult situation due to women's problems, but we cannot leave it as it is. "

On that basis, "Keeping the promises between nations is the basis of relations between nations, and in order to restore Japan-South Korea relations to a healthy relationship, based on Japan's consistent position, we will work closely with the new administration, including President-elect Yun. I'm thinking of communicating. "