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Japan, China and South Korea to delay trilateral summit to 2021

Exclusive: Wartime labor row clouds prospects for Suga visit to Seoul

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga appear unlikely to meet face to face this year as part of a three-way summit with China. (Source photos by Reuters and Masayuki Terazawa) 

TOKYO -- Japan, China and South Korea will postpone a planned trilateral summit until next year because of simmering tensions between Tokyo and Seoul over wartime labor, Nikkei has learned.

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