According to Japanese media, diplomats pointed out that the two countries are expected to resume the "Japan-South Korea Security Dialogue" in April this year at the earliest, and will be attended by the heads of foreign affairs and defense departments of the two countries.
[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida held the first summit meeting between the two countries in 12 years with visiting South Korean President Yoon Suk-yue at his official residence in the middle of this month. The two sides reached a consensus on restarting the "shuttle diplomacy" between the leaders of Japan and South Korea. According to the disclosure, diplomats pointed out that the two countries are expected to resume the "Japan-South Korea Security Dialogue" in April this year at the earliest, and will be attended by the directors of the foreign affairs and defense departments of the two countries.
According to Kyodo News, Fumio Kishida and Yin Xiyue met on the 16th of this month and reached a consensus to restart the "Japan-South Korea Security Dialogue" on bilateral diplomacy and national defense.
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According to a diplomatic source on the 27th, if it can be held smoothly, this will be the first time since March 2018 that the dialogue will be restarted in about five years. The two governments plan to resume the "Japan-South Korea Security Dialogue" as early as April, with participants including foreign and defense ministers.
According to the report, Funakoshi Takehiro, director of the Asia and Oceania Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and officials from the Ministry of Defense plan to attend the security dialogue, and South Korea will be attended by Xu Minjung, director of the Asia and Pacific Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
At present, the "strategic dialogue" at the foreign ministerial level of Japan and South Korea and the new consultation on economic security are still coordinating the schedule; Kishida has invited Yin Xiyue to participate in the expanded meeting of the Group of Seven (G7) summit held in Hiroshima in May this year, which will also be held The two sides held talks on the sidelines, hoping to bring Japan-South Korea relations on the right track through frequent dialogue between the leaders of the two countries.
It is reported that the Japan-South Korea Security Dialogue was first held in Seoul, South Korea in June 1998, and the 11th dialogue has been held so far.