Moon, Abe back dialogue to resolve S.Korea-Japan dispute: S.Korea - GulfToday

Moon, Abe back dialogue to resolve S.Korea-Japan dispute: S.Korea

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S.Korea’s President Moon Jae-in attends the 22nd ASEAN Plus Three Summit in Bangkok, Thailand on Monday. Reuters/Chalinee Thirasupa

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on Monday suggested high-level talks to resolve a deepening political and trade row with Japan during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Moon’s spokeswoman said in a statement.

The two leaders held 11-minute talks on the sidelines of a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) grouping in Bangkok, the spokeswoman, Ko Min-jung, said.

Abe said he hoped to resolve the dispute through all available means, Ko added.

Reuters