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Seoul-Tokyo ties face series of challenges

2015-01-05 09:02:56       source:Korea Herald

January 5, 2015

"The relationship between South Korea and Japan is set to go through a sensitive time, as relations could be aggravated by a series of coming events, including Japan's celebration of a day for Dokdo islets next month.

Analysts expressed hopes that the leaders of the two countries will meet face to face early this year in a three-way summit that also involves the Chinese leader, to explore ways to address their differences over historical and territorial issues, and forge future-oriented relations.

Seoul and Tokyo may find new momentum to restore their frayed ties on the 50th anniversary of the normalization of their diplomatic relations in June. But before that, a series of annual Japanese events are expected to negatively influence the relationship."

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