United States (Sputnik) – Donald Trump and Shinzo Abe have delivered an unscheduled joint brief statement. US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have delivered an unscheduled joint brief statement after North Korean missile launch. The Prime Minister of Japan…
South Korea and Japan reached a controversial deal Monday to share defense intelligence, Japanese officials said, despite protests from opposition parties and activists in Seoul.
Japan controlled the Korean peninsula as a colony from 1910-1945, with the legacy of the harsh rule marring relations with both North and South Korea today.
South Korea and Japan were on the verge of signing a deal in June 2012, but Seoul suddenly backtracked, with Japanese media blaming anti-Japanese sentiment among the South Korean public for the move.