Working-level officials of Seoul-Tokyo to discuss ongoing trade and historical dispute …
Seoul’s Director-general for Asian and Pacific
affairs Kim Jung-han is to meet with his Japanese counterpart Kenji Kanasugi tomorrow,… to
discuss pending issues between the two sides, including Japan’s trade restrictions on Seoul. While this is a regular meeting both sides
have once every few months, it comes at a critical time when bilateral tensions are
high. The two diplomats will have a closed-door
luncheon followed by their sitdown. After that Kanasugi is also to have a meeting
with his other counterpart on nuclear negotiations, Lee Do-hoon.