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Latest news on Japan-South Korea relations, providing comprehensive coverage of the diplomatic, economic, cultural, and historical ties between these two East Asian nations, as well as ongoing tensions and efforts to improve bilateral cooperation.

Japan and South Korea are two of the most influential countries in East Asia, with strong economic and cultural ties. However, their relationship has been marred by historical disputes stemming from Japan's colonial rule over Korea from 1910 to 1945, as well as ongoing territorial disagreements, such as the Dokdo/Takeshima islands issue. Despite these challenges, both countries recognise the importance of maintaining stable bilateral relations for regional security and prosperity.

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The history of Japan-South Korea relations is marked by centuries of cultural exchange, followed by the painful legacy of Japan's colonial rule. In the post-World War II era, both countries have navigated the challenges of reconciliation while forging ahead with economic cooperation and security alliances. Our feed explores how this complex history continues to shape contemporary bilateral relations and the ongoing efforts to build a more positive future.

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