South Korea, Japan Discuss Military Pact

 

South Korea and Japan held military talks Monday on accords to share intelligence and provide each other with fuel and medical support, officials said, in what would be their first military agreement since Tokyo’s brutal colonial rule of the Korean peninsula ended in 1945.

Seoul and Tokyo are important trading and diplomatic partners, but the possibility of such a military pact is a sensitive topic in South Korea, where many people still harbor strong resentment against Japan’s 35-year occupation. Bilateral ties often suffer over territorial and historical disputes stemming from the colonial legacy.

South Korea, Japan Discuss Military Pact

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