Foreign Minister Hayashi confirmed at a meeting with South Korean President Yun Sung-nyul, who took office on the 10th, that the governments will communicate closely with each other.

The government plans to promote discussions between the South Korean side and the government, including high-level dialogue, and seek to improve Japan-South Korea relations.

Foreign Minister Hayashi, who visited South Korea as a special envoy of Prime Minister Kishida, met with President Yun, who took office on the 10th, and expressed his belief that it is necessary to resolve the concerns between the two countries in order to improve Japan-South Korea relations. We have confirmed that we will communicate closely between the governments.



"This visit was an important opportunity to directly communicate Japan's consistent position to the new South Korean government and to communicate closely," Minister Hayashi told reporters after the meeting.



The government has decided to proceed with discussions between the governments, including high-level dialogue with the new South Korean government, and given that President Yun has shown an attitude of emphasizing Japan-South Korea relations, the situation in Ukraine and the North Our policy is to seek ways to improve relations by coordinating in response to issues such as the Korean issue.



On the other hand, he said that it would be necessary to resolve the concerns between the two countries, such as the issue of "recruitment" during the Pacific War, in order to improve relations. I'm going to go.

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