South Korea’s Moon says always ready to talk with Japan over historic disputes

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on Saturday said his government was always ready to talk with Japan over historic disputes,

Moon’s comments were made in a speech celebrating 75 years of liberation from Japan’s 1910-1945 colonisation of the peninsula.

The Asian neighbours are at loggerheads over a 2018 decision by South Korea’s Supreme Court that ordered a Japanese steelmaker to pay compensation for forced labour during World War II.

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