Korea-Japan Foreign Ministers Promise to Collaborate on Peace
September 28, 2021
As foreign ministers Chung Eui-yong and Toshimitsu Motegi met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Radio Free Asia contextualized their engagement by citing takeaways from KEI’s event with Dr. Naoko Aoki on ROK-Japan security relations since 2015. The article cited Dr. Aoki’s observation that the defense cooperation between the two countries has continued but has thinned on the heels of the tensions over legacy issues from WWII. She noted that the United States can play a bigger role in restoring security cooperation between Seoul and Tokyo.
Read the full article here (in Korean)