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Japan election

South Korea sees no good option among Japan LDP candidates

Neither Kono nor Kishida expected to improve Tokyo-Seoul relations

South Korean analysts are skeptical as to whether any of the candidates running for the leadership of Japan's ruling party will improve ties between Seoul and Tokyo. (Source photos by AP and Koji Uema)

SEOUL/TOKYO -- None of the four candidates running in Wednesday's election to lead Japan's ruling party are likely to break through Seoul and Tokyo's icy relationship, South Korean analysts say.

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