S. Korean PM meets with chief of Japan-S. Korea Parliamentarians’ Association …

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon met
Monday in Seoul with the chief of an association of lawmakers from both countries to discuss
the current diplomatic tensions. According to Japan’s Kyodo News Agency,…
he met for two hours with Takeo Kawamura of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party. The report said they talked about how they
might hold a summit meeting between their countries’ leaders, but the report did not
offer details. Prime Minister Lee took the opportunity to
express Seoul’s position on Japan’s export restrictions on South Korea as well as Seoul’s
withdrawal from the bilateral intelligence sharing pact. Kawamura is in Seoul to attend a cultural
exchange event.

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