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South Korea and Japan should bury the historical hatchet

Countries are natural allies against assertive China

| South Korea

South Koreans were taken by surprise when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on July 4 that Japan was reviewing possible controls on shipments of vital materials for making semiconductors and might even downgrade Korea as a preferential trade partner -- as it did last Friday.

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